Leather Alquerque board with beechwood playing pieces
Handsewn leather pouch, with leather drawstring
Alquerque - large
Larger version of this less well-known medieval game
2 in stock.
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A game probably with origins in the medieval Arabic world. It evolved into draughts in the late fifteenth century, when it was played on the checkered chess board. You can read more about Alquerque here and here.
Leather board, with wooden pieces, which are supplied in a leather pouch. With rules and historical notes.
Leather board 10" x 10"
Playing pieces of beech wood
Pieces are 1" diameter
Pieces supplied in a leather pouch
Historic Period or Date:
c. C13th (though possibly earlier) to late C15th in Europe