Do you know how to play Bridge? Not me - I haven't a clue. But my mother-in-law did. And of course I found stuff here in the house. Cute little tablets for keeping score, and bridge tallies - like the one for Valentine's Day, below:
And Teddy Bears playing!
I just showed you some cards like these the other day - but here they are in their original cases, along with a couple pretty floral tally cards:
I figure that, when her friends met and played here at her house, she kept all of the tallies. My husband knew who most of the women were from their first names. When I only found one of a kind, I imagine she must have brought hers home when the bridge party was hosted elsewhere:
The ones with the palm trees on them appear to have been hand-made and hand-painted. Cool.