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Artificial Flowers - Dark Red, circa 1950s-1970s Object Reg. No: SH 931317

Summary:
Spray of dark red 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:
Eight pieces of stiffened dark red silk cut into flower shapes with long, narrow petals. Sizes vary from 9.5 to 12.5 cm. One piece 9x4 cm cut from same material, with curved sides, tapered at one end and double-pointed at the other.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Marjorie Morgan, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 12.50 cm (Width), 12.50 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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