From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Brighton Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall) Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets Brighton Victoria
- Large blue silk shawl with reversible woven metallic thread floral pattern and deep fringing.
- shawl, 1920s fashion, metallic thread, weaving
- Worn by Rose Caplan who was the donor, Ida Gouttman's mother. Anne Gouttman was married to Ida's son Rodney. Anne and her mother, Maria Frisch, emigrated to Australia in 1948 after surviving the holocaust. Anne had been hidden throughout the war by a Polish family. At the end of the war Anne was reunited with her mother, who had survived a number of concentration camps. There are a number of items belonging to Maria Frisch also in the collection.
- 20 Jun 2019 at 11:16AM