Cane

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1820-1880

GUSN

GUSN-13399

Description

Brown wood; thin, round shape; ivory ball/ knob handle engraved w/ bands; silver collar; hole (originally for tassel); 2 silver bands (and place where one used to be = 3 in all); stick split at one spot - band is holding it together along w/ nails & string.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canes (walking sticks)
accessories
ivory (tooth component)
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Men's personal gear
Silver
Vegetable Ivory
CANE

Inscription

1. Engraved collar: ""T.F. Miller U.S.A. to Rev. Mr. Gage."" 2. Note tied through holes: ""F. PERRIN/ Cambridge/ Mass."" ""Came from wood Frigate Constitution V. Gage"" (on reverse)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

33 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Arthur Perrin

Accession Number

1942.691

Date

1820-1880 (Possibly)