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Cane

Description

Brown wood with heavy bone knob handle; silver notched collar; holes for tassel with leather strip remaining in hole; silver band at tip (lacquered?); knob handle etched with dots in scroll pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1712
Inscriptions
Engraved at collar in script: ""John Newcomb March 1712""
Location of origin
England
Material
ivory (tooth component)
leather
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts
Descriptive terms
accessories
Cane
canes (walking sticks)
ivory (tooth component)
leather
Leather
Men's personal gear
Silver
silver (metal)
Stick, Walking
Vegetable Ivory
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
33.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.509
GUSN
32685

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