Whalebone, ivory, abalone
Overall: 38 3/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 97.5 x 3.5 cm )
A whalebone cane with a tapered straight shaft; ivory turned and banded knob handle; circle of abalone inlaid on top.
Gift of Howland Pell
According to accession records, this cane was used by John A. Howland (1774-1849).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.