Souvenir cane

Object Number: 
2010.24.85
Date: 
ca. 1939
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 37 1/4 x 1 x 7 1/4 in. (94.6 x 2.5 x 18.4 cm)
Description: 
1939 World's Fair, eagle, hatchet with stickers.
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 wood cane is in the shape of a carved hatchet, representing the nation's Native American heritage.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lou and Barbara Grumet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group