Object Title

Scabbard

Scabbard

Object Number

XXVID.193 D

Provenance

Presented on 12 June 2012.

Physical Description

The scabbard is formed from two wooden halves secured together. It has a broad white metal band wrapped around the top near the mouth, and a narrower white metal band fastened around the lower medial section. The front face of the scabbard has bands of inlaid flowers formed of white metal nail heads across the upper and lower sections, as well as around the hole cut to display the blade when sheathed. The knife was carried by the copper alloy susupension bracket or clip attached to the top of the scabbard.

Dimensions

ScabbardLength82 mm
ScabbardWidth37 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible

Associations