Man's handbag

French
Designed for Louis Vuitton Malletier


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Overall (Including handle): 48.26 x 43.18 cm (19 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1468

Medium or Technique

leather, canvas and metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown leather two-strap handbag with matte silver colored metal fittings. The leather is textured in a cross-hatch pattern and accented with a smooth leather. There is an “LV” embossed on the front lower right corner. There is a slit pocket on the front. There is a zippered pocket on the back. The interior is lined with brown canvas and has three pockets, one with two snaps on the front and one with a zipper and one cell phone pocket on the back.

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by donor, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift