Wood, bone, silver, brass, steel
Overall: 36 x 6 x 1 1/4 in. ( 91.4 x 15.2 x 3.2 cm )
Cane with tapered wooden shaft; L-shaped bone handle with silver collar; brass ferrule; plaque with inscription attached to shaft.
Gift of Mrs. William Sulzer
engraved: on plaque: "Presented to/ Hon. Wm Sulzer/ BY/ CHARLOTTE SMITH/ on behalf of the Womans' Industrial League/ made from part of floor/ East Room, White House"
According to accession records, this cane was made from White House floor boards for the Hon. William Sulzer.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.