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

Dimensions

33 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Arthur Perrin

Accession Number

1942.691

Date

1820-1880 (Possibly)