|Collection||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|Description||brass-like handle etched with an ornate scroll design on one side; on the same side about half of the steel blade is etched; blade has a small notch 1" down from the handle|
|Dimensions||W-0.433 L-6.772 inches|
|Dimension Details||blade measures: 9.6cm (3 3/4") long x 1cm (3/8") wide|
|Provenance||this small side knife (Kozuka), which belongs to scabbard 1879.6.17, 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