Mobility Mitten


Accession Number: 2007.33.171

Description: Hand knitted red and brown striped mitten; no thumb; oval shaped with small sleeve at one end and glove cuff at the other; sleeve allows the tip of a cane through; mit is then pulled up so that sleeve rests on the cane shaft just below the cane handle; slit just below the mit cuff allows the cane handle to protrude out of the wrist of the mit so the cane can be pivoted from side to side as one walks along.

Height: 13

Width: 6.5

Date Made: ca. 1988

Maker: Liu, Pam

Place of Origin: Baltimore, MD

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: Orientation & Mobility Blindness Canes for the blind

Made: Liu, Pam

Material: Wool

Updated: 04/29/2014