Cane with September 11th imagery

Cane with September 11th imagery
Title
Cane with September 11th imagery
Date 
ca. 2001
Medium 
Oak, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 36 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 92.7 x 19 x 6.4 cm )
Description 
Hand-carved cane depicting a plane crashing into one of the Twin Towers, a teary-eyed bald eagle, a stylized American flag, and the face of Osama Bin Laden.
Credit Line 
Gift of U. DaSilva
Object Number 
2003.62
Marks 
inscription: carved inscription: "U. DASILVA X HENDERSON, NY"
Gallery Label 
Folk artist Ubiracy DaSilva was born in Brazil in 1947 and came to the U.S. at a young age. In response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, he carved this cane by hand out of a single piece of oak and painted it with imagery referring to the tragic event.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group