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Large pot used by a Romanian Romani as a distilling device for making peasant brandy

Object | Accession Number: 1989.319.10 a-b

Belonged to Toma Racloro, a Romanian Romani. When he was deported from Baranesti (near Slatina) to Transnistria in 1942, he left some cookware with a Romanian peasant. Toma died; after 1945, his wife got the pots back from the peasant. This pot was used as a distilling device to make, tuca, a prune brandy.

Date
use:  1942
Classification
Household Utensils
Category
Cookware
Object Type
Pots (lcsh)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
 
Record last modified: 2020-06-30 09:21:42
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