Artificial Flowers - Cream with Black Spots, circa 1950s-1970s Object 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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 12.50 cm (Height), 13.00 cm (Width), 13.00 cm (Length)

More information

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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