Woman's handbag

American
1950–55


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 22.9 cm (8 1/2 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

2005.495

Medium or Technique

Alligator, leather, and brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown alligator purse with tan leather lining and brass closure.

Provenance

Gift from Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) December 25, 1987; 2005 Gift to MFA, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother Marilyn M. Maxwell