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Cane

Description

Brown wood; thin, round shape; ivory ball/ knob handle engraved w/ bands; silver collar; hole (originally for tassel); 2 silver bands (and place where one used to be = 3 in all); stick split at one spot - band is holding it together along w/ nails & string.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1880
Possibly
Inscriptions
1. Engraved collar: ""T.F. Miller U.S.A. to Rev. Mr. Gage."" 2. Note tied through holes: ""F. PERRIN/ Cambridge/ Mass."" ""Came from wood Frigate Constitution V. Gage"" (on reverse)
Material
ivory (tooth component)
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
CANE
canes (walking sticks)
ivory (tooth component)
Men's personal gear
Silver
silver (metal)
Vegetable Ivory
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
33 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.691
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Perrin
GUSN
13399

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