|Collection||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|Description||wood; covered with a rust (or dull red) colored lacquer and is entirely carved with an intricate design; black lacquered wood end cap at opening; opposite end has a slight comma shape; 2 1/4" (5.7cm) down from open end is a circular hole on both sides|
|Dimensions||W-1.732 L-33.189 inches|
|Provenance||this scabbard, which belongs to sword 1879.6.7, 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