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Artificial Flowers - Cream with Black Spots, circa 1950s-1970s Reg. No: SH 931315
- Spray of cream 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.
- Fifteen pieces of stiffened cotton fabric, cream with black spots printed on one side, cut into flower shapes with curved petal ends. Sizes vary from 9.7 to 13 cm diameter. Five pieces of same fabric cut into two-pointed, tapered petal shapes, 9.5 cm x 4.2 cm with curved sides.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Marjorie Morgan, 1993
|Dimensions:||12.50 cm (Height), 13.00 cm (Width), 13.00 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|