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Artificial Flowers - Black & White Check,circa 1950s-1970s Object Reg. No: SH 931320

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 12.00 cm (Width), 12.00 cm (Length)

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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
Tertiary Classification: samples
Maker: Marion Kann, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s-1970s

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