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baton

baton
Title
baton
Date 
1870-1920
Medium 
Wood, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 17 3/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 45.1 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Ceremonial, turned wood baton said to have been used at Columbia University; reel-turned ends with ball finial; fragment of ribbon wrapped around one end.
Credit Line 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Object Number 
1942.541
Gallery Label 
This ceremonial baton was used at Columbia College.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group