Object Title

Sheath

Sheath

Date

1900-1980

Object Number

X.699

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Leather sheath, black finish on outside, made of two pieces, joined round the edge by thirteen steel rivets. The inside piece is slightly wider, and its top extends beyond the mouth for approx. 65 mm (2.5 in). A slightly thicker, rectangular piece of leather is attached by five rivets (the lower two being those at the mouth of the scabbard) to form a suspension loop.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 384 mm (15.1 in), max. width: 75 mm (2.95 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

No visible marks.

Associations

Places Europe

Notes

This sheath has a home-made look about it.