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Cane with Carved Alligator Handle

Description

Light/golden varnished wood w/ prominent grain; crooked handle w/ carved alligator on top; handle separates from naturally shaped/knotted stick; tip is missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880 ?-1889 ?
Material
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Alligator
alligators
CANE
canes (walking sticks)
Carved
carving (processes)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Men's personal gear
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34.75 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1988.199.1-.2
GUSN
41116

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