“Rigid Fold” folding cane

Cane, Folding

Accession Number: 2007.33.50

Description: Four section aluminum folding long cane; straight tubes, 1/2" diameter, straight sockets; white nylon cord secures tubes together; black rubber "GOLF PRIDE" putter style grip on straight handle; white nylon wrist loop also serves as part of the tensioning mechanism as it was tightened; white Scotchlite reflective tape; 6" red band above 1/2" white nylon friction-fit pencil tip.

Height: 52

Width: 1

Depth: 1

Date Made: 1969

Maker: Rigid Fold

Place of Origin: Ogden, UT

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

Made: Rigid Fold

Material: Aluminum, nylon, rubber

Exhibit Label: Cane, Folding

Updated: 04/29/2014