Walking Stick

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830-1870

GUSN

GUSN-4545

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

Descriptive Terms

walking sticks
accessories
brass (alloy)
ivory (tooth component)
rosewood (wood)
silver (metal)
Rosewood
Vegetable Ivory
Silver
Brass
Cane

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

34.875 x 1.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.753