|Collection||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|Description||wood handle carved into 4 panels - 2 flat and 2 rounded; 2 number labels on one side; one reads: "No.3" the other reads: "R624-6"; a small/thin band of lighter wood around base of scabbard|
|Dimensions||W-1.496 L-13.071 inches|
|Provenance||scabbard which belongs to sword 1879.6.11, 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