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Cane with carved face handle

Description

Tan wood, grained; handcarved; handle has face of bearded man w/ hat & collar (Medieval); very thin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1931
Inscriptions
Handwritten near handle: ""This cane was cut from a tree in grounds of home of the late noted author and America's great humorist - MARK TWAIN - Farmington Ave. Hartford Conn. by William A. Willard and carved by him and presented to the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, Boston on Bunker Hill Day, June 19, 1931. W.A. Willard, Hartford, CT.""
Material
handmade
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
CANE
canes (walking sticks)
Handmade
handmade
Men's personal gear
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
35 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.656
GUSN
13392

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