|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")|
|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.|
Hayes, R. T.
R. T. Hayes