16 June 1999
A CARVED AND PAINTED WALKING STICK
American, 20th century
The rounded, cylindrical grip above a conforming green-painted tapering shaft relief-carved with a twisting brown and yellow-painted snake with carved eyes
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For a related walking stick by Ben Miller (b. 1917), Lexington, Kentucky, see Meyer, American Folk Art Canes (Bloomfield Hills, MI, 1992), p. 168, fig. 288.
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