Overall: 34 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 88.6 x 3.8 cm )
Wooden cane with straight, tapered ebonized shaft; gold-plated knob handle with embossed foliate decoration and inscriptions; and banded metal ferrule.
engraved: on top of handle: "Col W.H. Paine" engraved: on side of handle: "From/Teachers" engraved: on side of handle: "Refel/Church" engraved: on side of handle: "Xmas/1876"
This cane was given as a Christmas present to William H. Paine of New York City in 1876.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.