Cane (Woman in repose [Cleopatra?])

Unknown Maker (Continental or English), European, 19th century


about 1880

Carved ivory handle, silver collar; ebony shaft; replaced white metal and iron antique ferrule

Overall: 36 3/4 × 4 1/2 in. (93.3 × 11.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Judith D. and Charles H. Hood, Class of 1951



Place Made: Europe


19th century

Object Name

Personal Gear: Cane

Research Area

Decorative Arts

Not on view


Tradewind Antiques, Danvers, Mass., “Auction of Antique Canes,” September 20, 2003, lot 10, illus. in color p. 11; sold to Judith D. and Charles H. Hood (1929-2016), Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, 2003; given to present collection, 2016

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