Cane with carved face handle

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1931

GUSN

GUSN-13392

Description

Tan wood, grained; handcarved; handle has face of bearded man w/ hat & collar (Medieval); very thin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canes (walking sticks)
accessories
handmade
wood (plant material)
Men's personal gear
Handmade
CANE

Inscription

Handwritten near handle: ""This cane was cut from a tree in grounds of home of the late noted author and America's great humorist - MARK TWAIN - Farmington Ave. Hartford Conn. by William A. Willard and carved by him and presented to the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, Boston on Bunker Hill Day, June 19, 1931. W.A. Willard, Hartford, CT.""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

35 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1931.656

Places

Connecticut (United States)