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Artificial Flower - Red Crepe, circa 1950s-1970s Reg. No: SH 931335
- Red crepe artificial flower 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.
- One flower made from fine red stiffened crepe. Constructed from five layers of petals, two leaf shapes tied together with wire and covered with black paper. Stem about 9 cm long.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Marjorie Morgan, 1993
|Dimensions:||4.50 cm (Height), 14.00 cm (Width), 16.00 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|