Cane

Cane
Title
Cane
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Object Number 
2010.24.93
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group