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Chinese Fortune Game
  • John Giorno, artist
    born 1936
    born: New York, New York, United States
    The Letter Edged in Black Press, Inc., publisher
  • Chinese Fortune Game, 1968
  • S.M.S. No. 6
  • Where object was made: United States
  • screen print
  • Object Height/Width: closed 253 x 154 mm
    Object Height/Width: closed 253 x 154 mm
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Shearburn
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0129.05.a-al

A black portfolio case (a) contains three sets of cards and an instruction booklet (b). The three sets of twelve cards (c-al) are based on a Chinese restaurant menu and silkscreened in dayglo colors. Players are instructed to take a certain number of cards from each, according to the number of players.