Souvenir cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.86
Date: 
ca. 1939
Medium: 
Wood, steel
Dimensions: 
Overall (Seat closed): 32 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (81.9 x 3.2 x 11.4 cm) Overall (Seat open): 28 x 9 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (7
Description: 
1939 World's Fair, seat cane.
Gallery Label: 
A number of antique canes in the Grumet collection are souvenirs from World's Fairs. This cane is one of many that were created for the New York World's Fair in 1939. The handle of the cane can be folded open and converted into a seat.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group