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Walking Stick

Description

Dark brown; rich grain; ivory handle of octagonal shape; stick carved w/ octagonal shape extending 6-1/2" from handle; metal ring between handle & stich which narrows at tip.

Details

Label
In exhibition "Yankee Remix" at Mass Mus of Contemporary Art, May 2003-April 2004.
Maker
unknown
Date
1830
Inscriptions
Carved into ivory handle in script: ""N. Nutter/ (circle)/ Presented/ By a friend""
Material
ivory (tooth component)
rosewood (wood)
silver (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
CANE
ivory (tooth component)
Men's personal gear
Rosewood
rosewood (wood)
Silver
silver (metal)
Torah
walking sticks
Dimensions
33.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.421
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
27491

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