Wood, metal, gold plate
Overall: 34 7/8 x 1 in. ( 88.6 x 2.5 cm )
Wooden cane with straight, tapered shaft, gold-plated engraved collar, and metal ferrule.
engraved: on collar: "I.P.T.(?) to Col. W.W.C." paper label: in ink on label: "3-68/Cane made from wood of the/"Monitor"/left with Mr. Gregory by unident. woman who said she/would write about it/C.S./wood cane with gold/band/"IPT to Col. W.W.C.""
According to accession records, this cane was made from wood of the battleship "Monitor."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.