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Walking Stick

1977.753 (RS116747)

Description

Tapered cylindrical wooden staff with brass tip with incised ring turnings; black tassel attached just below tip, attached through a horizontal hole in stick capped with octagonal pieces and brass; just below knob-shaped ivory top is ring-turned movable silver band; base of ivory top is also ring-turned.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1870
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
ivory (tooth component)
rosewood (wood)
silver (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
Cane
ivory (tooth component)
Possibly rosewood (wood)
Rosewood
Silver
silver (metal)
Vegetable Ivory
walking sticks
Dimensions
34.875 x 1.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.753
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4545

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