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Cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.93
Date: 
ca. 1918
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 35 1/4 x 1 x 4 1/2 in. (89.5 x 2.5 x 11.4 cm)
Description: 
Red Cross World War I cane, given to returning soldiers.
Gallery Label: 
In 1918, the thousands of wounded soldiers returning home from Europe were given black canes with the Red Cross commemorative sign to signify their military service.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group