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Bayonet scabbard

Object Number: 
INV.7834
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Leather, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 47.9 x 3.8 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten in ink: on tag attached to object: "Leather bayonet scabbard / with brass mountings / and tip - full length 18" / Presented by Mr. Samuel V. Hoffman / January 9, 1932 / Museum Accession # 1820"
Description: 
Leather scabbard for bayonet with triangular blade; brass throat with clip on reverse; brass tip with acorn finial.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman, 1932
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group