Woman's handbag

American
1975–79
Possibly designed by Morris Moskowitz (American, founded 1948), Retailed by The Gidding Company (American), Retailed by Sincerely Jenny (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 27.9 x 22.9 cm (11 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

2005.497

Medium or Technique

Leather, bakelite or cellulose, rubber, silk satin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Navy leather purse with reddish/brown bake-a-lite or cellulose handles, rubber edging, and navy lining.

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