Crook shark spine cane
Unknown Maker (possibly American), American, 19th century
Shark vertebrae over crook handle and metal shaft with horn highlights
Overall: 36 1/8 × 5 in. (91.8 × 12.7 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Judith D. and Charles H. Hood, Class of 1951
Place Made: United States, North America
Personal Gear: Cane
Not on view
Numbered, on gummed white sticker around ferule: #104
Collected by Judith D. and Charles H. Hood (1929-2016), Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, date unknown; given to present collection, 2016.
This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.
We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: Hood.Collections@dartmouth.edu