my Dad gave me this mahjong set that belonged to his grandfather
he knew I would love it
... yup ...
it probably dates from the 1920's
the tiles are ivory and bamboo
and is a nearly complete set (missing only the dragon tiles)
but, the front panel of the cabinet is gone ...
... what's a girl to do?
why, make one of course!
I embossed a piece of thin gauge metal
and added a photo of autumn dahlias from our garden
a little gesso adds some aging texture
I couldn't be happier
... and ...
a book about mahjong is on the way from amazon