|Collection||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|Description||wood covered with black enameling; dull feathery pattern in paint; 3 sided to fit helmet breaker blade; copper fitting around opening; 2 brass bands 5 1/2" apart extend out and attach to a narrow, long (8 1/2") piece of brass with 2 half moon shaped projections; a single hole in each of these projections; end cap appears to be a piece of black painted bamboo wrapped around tip of scabbard and attached with 2 bamboo bands|
|Dimensions||W-0.984 L-15.118 inches|
|Dimension Details||width measurement does not inclue brass extension|
|Provenance||this scabbard, which belongs to sword 1879.6.24, 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