Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Cane

Object Number: 
1941.611
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Wood, probably maple; ivory; brass; iron; silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 43 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 109.9 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on top of ivory knob: "W De Groot"
Description: 
Wooden cane with straight, tapered shaft with ivory knob handle, silver collar and eyelet, brass ferrule and iron tip.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this cane is associated with W. de Groot, who served as a Captain in the American Revolution. More likely, this cane belonged to the donor's father, William de Groot (1825-1898).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group