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Gloves - Gloves with original paper bag

From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall) Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets Brighton Victoria

Pair of black suede gloves with original paper bag from Florence. The gloves are embroidered with small pink rosebuds and green leaves. They are unused and are still tacked together.

T0098.1 - left glove
T0098.2 - right glove
T0098.3 - paper bag
Object Registration
gloves, florence, emigration, holocaust, maria frisch, anne gouttman
Historical information
These gloves belonged to Maria Frisch who, according to information provided by her daughter, survived seven concentration camps and emigrated to Australia via Italy, arriving in Australia in October 1948. Maria and her daughter Anne were Polish. Anne was hidden by a Polish family throughout the war and Maria found Anne after the war. When they emigrated to Melbourne, they lived in Martin Street Brighton. Maria's husband, and Anne's father, died in Dachau. Maria married Jack Frisch after the war.
When Made
Inscriptions & Markings
Paper bag, printed in blue and red: "Vasto assortimento GUANTI in pelle / A LARGE STOCK OF KID GLOVES / BEFORE YOU BUY, VISIT US / ELEGANCE AT LOW PRICES / MARIA PIA NICCOLINI / S. Lorenzo Stand N. 21 / FIRENZE
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