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Artificial Flowers - Black & White Check,circa 1950s-1970s Reg. No: SH 931320
- Spray of black and white check artificial flowers made by Marion Kann. Marion (Mimi) was of born in Vienna, Austria in 1910. She immigrated to Australia in 1939, most likely fleeing the persecution of the Nazi regime as she was Jewish. In Australia she married follow a refugee and Austrian Jew Herbert Kann.
- Ten pieces of stiffened black and white check cotton fabric, cut into flower shapes with long, narrow petals, and a cut in the middle. Sizes vary from 9 cm to 12 cm diameter; check size approx 0.15 cm. Two pieces of same fabric cut into tapered and double-pointed petal shapes, 9x4 cm, with curved sides.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Marjorie Morgan, 1993
|Dimensions:||12.00 cm (Width), 12.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||jewish communities, jewish immigration, handcrafts, displaced persons, austrian immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection, Kann Family, Austrian Jewish Migrants, 1940s|
|Primary Classification:||ART & CRAFT|
|Secondary Classification:||Flower Making|
|Maker:||Marion Kann, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s-1970s|