|Collection||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|Description||woven fabric; once was a natural/beige color; it has a tube-like shape and is completely closed with the exception of a 2" slit on one side for inserting knife and scabbard|
|Dimensions||W-0.748 L-5.118 inches|
|Provenance||this covering/case, which belongs to knife 1879.6.14-13, 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