"Old Elm" Cane

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-45869

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

canes (walking sticks)
accessories
bone (material)
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Men's personal gear
Bone
Silver
CANE

Label

In exhibition "Yankee Remix" at Mass Mus of Contemporary Art, May 2003-April 2004.

Inscription

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.""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 1/4 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1956.14

Places

Massachusetts (United States)