Walking-stick

Object Number: 
1943.166
Date: 
ca. 1865
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 x 4 1/2 x 1 in. ( 91.4 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Wooden cane with tapered shaft, metal handle in shape of cannon, and metal ferrule.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this cane is supposed to have been made of wood and metal salvaged from the "Merrimac" or the "Monitor."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Ronald K. Brown
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group