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Accordian which belonged to a Romanian Romani

Object | Accession Number: 1989.319.3 a-b

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    Accordian which belonged to a Romanian Romani


    Brief Narrative
    Accordian which belonged to Gheorge Cioba, a Romanian Romani, from 1942-1945. This accordian stayed with Gheorge Cioaba from 1942-1945.
    approximately 1920-1929
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
    Subject: Gheorge Cioaba
    Gheorge Cioaba was a Bulibasha, a chief of the Romanian nomadic group Calderai. He was deported to Transnistria in 1942 where he was in "Trei Duble, Burilovka and Kransianka."

    Physical Details

    Physical Description
    a. Accordion with gray mother of pearl case work, and 15 mother of pearl whole note keys, 10 sharp/flat keys, and 12 buttons.
    b. case
    a: Height: 13.250 inches (33.655 cm) | Width: 14.000 inches (35.56 cm) | Depth: 6.500 inches (16.51 cm)
    b: Height: 14.750 inches (37.465 cm) | Width: 15.000 inches (38.1 cm) | Depth: 8.000 inches (20.32 cm)
    overall : wood, plastic, paper, mother of pearl, leather, metal, cloth, adhesive

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    The accordian was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1989.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:21:12
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