Scabbard: eagle engraving

Object Number: 
1953.153b
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Brass, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 1/8 x 2 x 1 in. ( 86.7 x 5.1 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Gilded brass scabbard for sword with straight, single-edged blade; mounts include an upper band with two carrying rings and elongated frog stud, a middle band with one carrying ring, and slightly asymmetrical drag; obverse decorated on upper half and tip with incised motifs, including shield surmounted by eagle between upper and middle bands.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, through Major Kenneth Miller
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group