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Pearl collars and box

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

Two artificial pearl collars in original cardboard box. One collar is constructed with two tiers of interlaced pearls and the other with three. The lid of the box is covered in a textured printed cream paper with a flower and sprig pattern in red, brown and green.

T0099.1- small necklace
T0099.2 - large necklace
T0099.3 - box lid
T0099.4 - box base
Object Registration
collar, necklace, holocaust, maria frisch, anne gouttman, migration
Historical information
The collars were made by Maria Frisch who, according to information provided by her daughter, survived seven concentration camps and emigrated to Australia via Italy in 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
Made By
Maria Frisch (Maker)
Last updated
13 Sep 2019 at 1:03PM