mid-19th century
Museum Purchase

Commo Pa

Concertina. Description: red and gold paper bellows; some of the buttons missing; inlay on one side missing; strap on one side missing. History: used in California. IBM: Concertina with hexagon shaped panels front and back, inlaid with silver colored metal. The metal decorations take the form of a portion of a flat cherry blossom at each "corner" and there's a longer decorative element in the middle, with a scroll on either side, centered with a flower-like element.

Used: California

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