|Collection||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|Description||small wood scabbard covered with fish skin; brass end cap; small gold colored ornament on one side near the end cap|
|Dimensions||W-0.591 L-3.189 inches|
|Material||wood; metal; fish skin|
|Provenance||this miniature scabbard, which belongs to knife 1879.6.14-13, 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