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Prototype, Walking Stick System (Teal)

This is a Prototype. It was designed by Michael Graves Design Group. It is dated 2015. Its medium is aluminum, polypropylene, tpe, tpu.

These canes are part of a walking stick system that addresses important functional criteria: self-standing, hands-free carrying, storage, easy retrieval, and non-slip leaning. They are designed as a kit of parts that allows the user to mix and match the various components—handles, colors, and tips—giving the user more options and confidence.

This object was donated by Michael Graves. It is credited Gift of Michael Graves Design Group.

  • Cane (USA)
  • malacca cane, gold handle and dark wood tip..
  • Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.
  • 1920-19-20
  • Cane (France)
  • wood, silver, brass.
  • Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.
  • 1931-43-29

Our curators have highlighted 8 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Cane
  • Overall: 122.3 x 3.4 x 1.8 cm (48 1/8 x 1 5/16 x 11/16 in.).
  • Gift of John B. Scholz in memory of Walter Scholz.
  • 1987-97-4-a/c
  • Handle, Heavy Grip
  • aluminum, polypropylene, tpe, tpu.
  • Gift of Michael Graves Design Group.
  • s-e-2565

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 97.8 × 14.6 × 3.2 cm (38 1/2 × 5 3/4 × 1 1/4 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.

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