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Sword sheath

Object Number: 
INV.8448
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Chamois
Dimensions: 
Overall: 42 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 107.3 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: inside mouth: "Major WM Smith/Paymaster/U.S.A."
Description: 
Chamois sword sheath; tapered, hand-stitched bag with two straps at mouth; handwritten mark on inside of mouth.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group