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Object Name: Cane
Date: 1840-1860
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Medium: Wood, probably maple; ivory; brass; iron; silver
Dimensions: Overall: 43 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 109.9 x 4.4 cm )
Description: Wooden cane with straight, tapered shaft with ivory knob handle, silver collar and eyelet, brass ferrule and iron tip.
Credit Line: Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number: 1941.611
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Marks: inscribed: on top of ivory knob: "W De Groot"

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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).