|Collection||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|Description||made of wood; has a banded design with alternating bands of wood veneer with a heavy reddish brown lacquer and bands of wood which have been inset, scored, and painted black; metal end cap/guard at opening; end cap for opposite end is missing; one side has a bone cord holder shaped like a "D" ring; piece of wood which would be the top of the side knife compartment is missing|
|Dimensions||W-1.575 L-15.354 inches|
|Dimension Details||width measurement taken just below guard/end cap|
|Provenance||this scabbard, which belongs to sword 1879.6.31, 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