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Object Name Scabbard
Object Number 1879.6.27
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
Material wood; metal
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.
People Hayes, R. T.
Alferes, Gerald
Search Terms Japan
1879
R. T. Hayes