Artificial Flowers - Bunch of Roses, circa 1950s-1970s Object Reg. No: SH 931341

Spray of red cloth artificial flowers (roses) 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.
Bunch of six roses made from velvet, satin, crepe and silk. Shades vary from red to pale pink; one flower is pale grey with pink tips. The leaves are made from green velvet, stiffened with wire, and the stems are wire, bound in green paper.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Marjorie Morgan, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 4.00 cm (Height), 19.00 cm (Width), 22.00 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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