Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded walking stick
  • United States
  • beaded walking stick, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, metal, cloth, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 90 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 35 3/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1906

The wooden staff has a metal tip wrapped in cloth and a beaded string. The overall design is green and dark yellow zigzags, alternating with segments of dark blue and white diamonds. There is a segment of green and yellow stripes near the top.