Cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.90
Date: 
ca. 1918
Medium: 
wood, pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 3/4 x 3/4 x 7/8 in. (88.3 x 1.9 x 2.2 cm)
Description: 
Uncle Sam World War I victory cane.
Gallery Label: 
In 1918, a number of canes were made to celebrate the victory in World War I. The handle of this cane is a small pewter figure of Uncle Sam that was meant to be waved in victory parades.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group