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"Old Elm" Cane

Description

Brown wood; rounded shape of stick; curved boned handle with silver collar; metal tip.

Details

Label
In exhibition "Yankee Remix" at Mass Mus of Contemporary Art, May 2003-April 2004.
Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
1. Engraved collar: ""L. Fulham/ Old Elm/ Boston Common"" 2. Handwritten note glued onto stick: ""Kimball family heirloom -/ great-great grandfather/ David Fulham's cane.""
Material
bone (material)
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bone
bone (material)
CANE
canes (walking sticks)
Men's personal gear
Silver
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34 1/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1956.14
GUSN
45869

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