Woman's evening bag

French
1930s
Designed by E. Gillot (French)


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 in., 21.6 cm (14 cm, 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1992

Medium or Technique

Glass beads with silk satin interior, gold tone metal chain

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small woman’s evening bag with allover pattern of white glass and silver beads with gold paisley motifs, gold tone metal clasp completely covered with 3-dimensional beading in silver and pink with beaded rosette clasp, cream silk satin interior lining. Labeled: “E. Gillot/ 10 rue Cambon, Paris/ Made in France”

Provenance

Inherited by donor from her mother, Senta Meyer Field. Gift to the MFA December 13, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Field Hammel