Hycor “Cable Cane”

Cane, Folding

Accession Number: 2014.13.4

Description: Six-segment folding long cane; steel cable in clear plastic tubing, locked at cast aluminum handle by lever which pivots into handle; handle secures to top of cane with hex key; aluminum segments are enameled in acrylic metal-flek white epoxy, bottom segment is enameled red; bottom of each segment flares to fit over conical shape of the segment below; straight handle, enameled black, pewter colored braised wrist loop with a sliding black plastic tube to hold cane when folded; red nylon standard pencil tip with screw eye to secure bottom end of the cable assembly; gold label is illegible.

Height: 54.25

Width: 1

Depth: 1

Date Made: ca. 1973

Place of Origin: Woburn, MA

Credit Line: Gift of the Carroll Center for the Blind, 2014.13

Subjects: Blindness Rehabilitation Orientation & Mobility Canes for the blind

Dimension Notes: overall, open

Made: Hycor, Inc.

Material: Aluminum, nylon

Updated: 10/23/2015