Woman's handbag

American
1950–55
Designed by Nettie Rosenstein (American (born in Austria), 1890-1980)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 25.4 x 24.1 cm (10 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.498

Medium or Technique

Flannel plain weave and silk (taffeta)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gray leather purse with red lining. Labeled: “Nettie Rosenstein”

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