Walking-stick

Walking-stick
Title
Walking-stick
Date 
1875-1900
Medium 
Wood, probably malacca; ivory, gold, brass, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 35 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 90.2 x 8.6 cm )
Description 
Cane with slightly tapered, wooden shaft (partially painted) with a gold collar decorated with a stamped scroll and punched decoration; L-shaped ivory handle with a small, carved, ruffled band; wide brass band secures cracked handle; metal ferrule.
Credit Line 
Gift of Worthington C. Ford, through Mrs. Roswell Skeel, Jr.
Object Number 
1916.15
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this cane was used by Octavius B. Frothingham, given by his widow to George Ripley and given by his widow to Gordon Lester Ford.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group