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Object Name Scabbard
Object Number 1879.6.6
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description black; one side has a tie/cord holder in shape of a half ring; end cap; dark blue cord attached to scabbard
Dimensions W-1.535 L-29.685 inches
Dimension Details longest piece of cord measures: 80.5cm (31 11/16") long x 1cm (3/8")
Material wood;
Provenance this scabbard, which belongs to sword 1879.6.5, is part of a collection given to (and later purchased by) President Hayes in 1879 by a distant cousin, R. T. Hayes, of Los Angeles. This cousin was seeking an appointment to serve in some capacity in Japan.
People Hayes, R. T.
Alferes, Gerald
Search Terms Japan
R. T. Hayes