|Collection||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|Description||made of wood covered with a net-like material and a thick layer of black lacquer; 2 brass collars around opening and brass cap at closed end;|
|Dimensions||W-1.969 L-27.126 inches|
|Provenance||this scabbard, which belongs to sword 1879.6.26, 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