Scabbard

  • Category:

    Weapons, Hunting, and Fishing

  • Creator (Role):

    Thomas Charles Fletcher (Maker or seller)

    Fletcher & Gardiner (Designer)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1828-1829

  • Materials:

    Leather; Gold; Brass

  • Museum Object Number:

    2015.0004.001 B


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2015.0004.001 B

Object Name

Scabbard

Category

Weapons, Hunting, and Fishing

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Henry Francis du Pont Collectors Circle.

Creator (Role)

Thomas Charles Fletcher (Maker or seller)
April 3, 1787-November 14, 1866

Fletcher & Gardiner (Designer)
1808-1842

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1828-1829

Subjects

Naval history; War of 1812; Military

Materials

Leather; Gold; Brass

Dimensions (inches)

26.5 (L) , 1.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

67.31 (L) , 3.81 (W)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fennimore, Donald L. & Wagner, Ann. 2007 Silversmiths to the Nation: Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner, 1808-1842.
Published: Cat. 53, pp. 186-187.
[Book] Lossing, Benson John. 1868 Lossing's Pictorial Field Book of the War of 1812.
pp. 983-987.
[Book] Mowbray, Stuart. 1998 American Swords from the Philip Medicus Collection.
Published: Plate 36a, pp. 80-81.