French Accordion

French Accordion

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Description (Brief)
This accordion was made by an unknown maker in France, around 1860-1880. It has 2 bass keys, 23 treble keys, and 2 levers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
accordion
date made
1860-1880
place made
France
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
leather (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
mother-of-pearl (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/4 in x 14 in x 7 1/2 in; 12.065 cm x 35.56 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
MI.68.11
catalog number
68.11
accession number
277137
Credit Line
Gift of Robert E. Sheldon
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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