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Object Name Case
Object Number 1879.6.15
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
Material cloth
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.
People Hayes, R. T.
Search Terms Japan
R. T. Hayes