Handbag

American
1950s
Coblentz Bag Co. (1935–1980)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (19.1 x 26 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2424

Medium or Technique

Leather; suede; metal; silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular shaped purple handbag with snap closure. Interior is lined in black silk with a pocket along the back side, stamped in gold “Coblentz/Original.”

Provenance

Before 2008, owned by Mary Landrigan Picardi, Cambridge, MA; 2008, gift of her estate to the MFA (Accession date: May 27, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mary Landrigan Picardi