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Cane. Handle: raised and chased gold electroplated over brass, with a steel finial; shaft: ebonite; silver tip covered with a rubber protector. Inscribed on length of handle: "C.W. KINGSLEY". Inscribed on front of handle: "1824-1884". Inscribed on back of handle: "From C....

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Provenance

Given to Chester Ward Kingsley on his 60th birthday by his friend C. Dorr. Inherited by Mr. C.W. Kingsley's great-grandson.

Credit Line

Gift of Gordon K. Ellis

American, 1884

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

88.26 cm (34 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.928

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes