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Cane

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)
    1730-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted wood, silver plate, iron

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lord and Lady Cowdray

  • Museum number:

    T.228-1970

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The stick is made of coarsely painted black wood. There is a groove for a band, now missing, and a hole for a cord through which is now threaded a triple tassel in blue and white. The rondel is silver plated, with a cast scroll and floral decoration. There is no ferrule. The rondel is very heavy and may be filled with iron. The stick and rondel may have been put together in the 19th century for theatrical use.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

19th century (made)
1730-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted wood, silver plate, iron

Dimensions

Length: 123.0 cm, Circumference: 13.5 cm widest part of rondel

Descriptive line

wood, 19th c, English; Painted black stick with chased silver rondel of c.1730-1750, no ferrule

Materials

Wood; Silver; Iron

Categories

Accessories; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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