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Artificial Flower - Yellow Velvet, circa 1950s-1970s Reg. No: SH 931339
- Yellow velvet 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 artificial flower made from stiffened yellow velvet. The stiffening has been reinforced with wire. Black spots and orange colouring have been added by hand. Stamens and stems have been made from wire bound with orange paper. The flower is in the shape of a tiger lily, with six petals and six stamens.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Marjorie Morgan, 1993
|Dimensions:||10.00 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|