Folding cane

Cane, Folding

Accession Number: 2007.33.47

Description: Five-segment folding long cane, doubled elastic cord; 1/2" diameter aluminum segments are enameled in acrylic white epoxy, bottom segment is enameled red; bottom of each segment flares to fit over conical shape of the segment below, the male half of each joint is unpainted; 6" section of white Scotchlite relective tape on middle section; straight handle with black rubber putter style "Lampkin" grip, one flat side, black nylon elastic wrist loop with steel crimp; 1/2" diameter red nylon standard pencil tip with screw eye to secure bottom end of the elastic cord assembly, stamped "MADE IN".

Height: 42

Width: 1

Depth: 0.875

Date Made: ca. 1973

Collection: AER O&M Division C. Warren Bledsoe Archives

History/Provenance: AER O&M Division C. Warren Bledsoe Archives

Credit Line: Gift of Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Subjects: Blindness Rehabilitation Orientation & Mobility Canes for the blind

Dimension Notes: overall

Material: Aluminum, rubber, nylon

Updated: 04/02/2015