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Container of Pigment - Red, circa 1996 Object Reg. No: SH 970024

Small clear plastic jar of red pigment. Martha Ash was born in Poland in 1920 and lost all her family in the Holocaust. She came to Australia in 1949 where she studied ceramics, sculpture silver smithing, enamelling and glass mosaic. This pigment was used in the enamelling process. Martha Ash died in September 1996.
Small clear plastic jar with screw on white plastic lid filled with a small amount of red pigment and lid tied around with a piece of brown pantyhose. Lid is marked with colour label.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from (Estate of) Martha Ash, 1997
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.00 cm (Height), 2.50 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: artworks, cultural identity, crafts, jewish communities, jewish customs, jewish immigration, religions judaism, handcrafts, polish communities, polish immigration
Themes this item is part of: Martha Ash, Polish Migrant & Artist, circa 1950s, Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: ceramics
Inscriptions: Handwritten: ORANGE.
User: Mrs Martha Ash, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1996

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