Walking-stick

Object Number: 
1916.14
Date: 
ca. 1851
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 36 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 92.1 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on top of handle: "Abijah Reed/1851/Roswell Skeel/1882"
Description: 
Wooden cane with straight, tapered shaft; knob handle of woven silver wires capped with engraved disk; metal ferrule.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this cane was used by Abijah Reed, the maternal grandfather of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roswell Skeel, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group