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Object Name Scabbard
Object Number 1879.6.12
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
Material wood
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.
People Hayes, R. T.
Search Terms Japan
1879
R. T. Hayes