Object Title

Scabbard

Scabbard

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIS.253

Provenance

Found, Lanthorn Tower Room 5, January 1989.

Physical Description

Made of black leather, with a seam along the upper edge. The throat and chape are reinforced with applique 'ruyi'-shaped pieces. also in black leather. Around the throat is a white band where the mounting for the upper suspension loop was, and the power suspension loop is damaged. A replacement suspension loop of leather thongs is tied around the throat and above the chape, with long ends free for attachment to a belt.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length 72.0 cm (28.3 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places China