|Collection||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|Description||steel handle with an etched design on it; steel blade|
|Dimensions||W-0.512 L-8.071 inches|
|Dimension Details||blade measures: 11cm (4 5/16") long x 1.3cm (1/2") w|
|Provenance||this small side knife (Kozuka), which belongs to scabbard 1879.6.32, 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