Spray of black and white check 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.

Physical Description

Ten pieces of stiffened black and white check cotton fabric, cut into flower shapes with long, narrow petals, and a cut in the middle. Sizes vary from 9 cm to 12 cm diameter; check size approx 0.15 cm. Two pieces of same fabric cut into tapered and double-pointed petal shapes, 9x4 cm, with curved sides.

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