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Object Name Scabbard
Object Number 1879.6.14
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.
People Hayes, R. T.
Search Terms Japan
R. T. Hayes
miniature scabbard