Object Title

Sheath

Sheath

Date

1900-1980

Object Number

X.700

Provenance

Bequeathed by J.B.P. Young, 1980.

Physical Description

Brown leather sheath for double edged knife. The main sheath is stitched up the length of the inside. A deep reinforcing piece, with a concave lower edge, is wrapped round the top of the sheath, and a suspension loop, of the same depth, is attached its back, and stitched through. There is a single tooled line round the border of the front of the sheath, and a double line across the bottom of the reinforce, and round the border of both sided os the suspension loop.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 235 mm (9.3 in.), Width of mouth: 39 mm (1.5 in.)

Inscriptions and Marks

No visible marks.

Associations

Places Europe