Handbag

Italian (Venice?)
1950s
Roberta di Camerino (Italian, born in 1920)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

14.6 x 8.25 x 18.41 cm (5 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1999.488

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet (uncut)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

“Binocular case” shaped small handbag in hot pink velvet with band and bow pattern. Gold “R,” clasp, and gold charm.
Stamped in lining: “Roberta di Camerino”
Condition: good

Provenance

Inherited from her mother, Shirley Braude, who purchased these items from the 1970s to 1998

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Shirley Braude