Chopad Playing Board

February, 2021

Chopad Playing Board

Maker unidentified

Possibly made in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Circa 1900-1930
80.5 x 79.25 inches (204 x 201 centimeters)
IQM 2017.059.0002

This pieced and appliqued textile is actually a board for an Indian game variously called pachisi, chopad, maacho and pasher dan, among other things. Parcheesi is what it is called here in the West.

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