This accordaton was made by an unknown maker, possibly in Italy, undetermined date. It is a rectangular shape box made of wood, with 2 soundholes, and 7 strings. This instrument has a label from the shop of Leopoldo Franciolini.
This accordaton was acquired from the collection of Leopoldo Franciolini in 1892. Leopoldo Franciolini (1844–1920) was an Italian antique dealer who flourished in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is remembered as a fraudster who sold faked and altered historical musical instruments.
- Currently not on view
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- wood (overall material)
- metal (overall material)
- overall: 2 7/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 31 1/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 10.4775 cm x 79.0575 cm
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- Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
- Music & Musical Instruments
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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