Cane

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-5689

Description

Irregular, tapered cylindrical shaft formed from a slender tree trunk, numerous projections where branches have been removed; three dimensionally carved ivory grip representing a woman's right hand closed about a shaft; brass ferrule; black rubber tip.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canes (walking sticks)
accessories
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
ivory (tooth component)
rubber (material)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
hands (animal or human components)
Vegetable Ivory
Brass
Rubber
Hand
Carved
CANE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.951