Object Title

Sheath

Sheath

Date

1900-1999

Object Number

X.695

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Brown leather sheath (surface painted glossy brown) for small single-edged knife. Back part extended to accommodate belt, with scabbard stitched and secured by four rivets. Curved edge of scabbard stitching is repaired.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 175 mm (7 in) Weight: 1 oz

Associations

Places Europe

Notes

IBE description reads: 'Brown leather sheath... 'with' small single-edged knife...'. However, in view of Title, and the fact that no kife was found with the sheath, it seems almost certain that 'with' is a typographic error for 'for' (PJL 03/06/1991).