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Artificial Flowers - Black, circa 1950s-1970s Reg. No: SH 931316
- Spray of black 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.
- Nine pieces of stiffened black fabric cut into flower shapes with long, curved petals; sizes vary from 9.5 cm to 12 cm diameter. One piece cut from the same fabric 9 cm long and 4 cm wide, curved, tapered, double- pointed at one end.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Marjorie Morgan, 1993
|Dimensions:||12.50 cm (Height), 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|