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I took this picture of beautiful ceramic balls I found in an antique shop and didn’t know if they were used for darning, for a decoration or what. They turned out to be Victorian carpet balls – the main piece of a game.

I can’t imagine them hitting anything very hard – perhaps a game of distance?

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Panama City, FL

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carpet balls, ceramic, victorian game, victoriana, florida

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