Woman's handbag

American
1947–53
Designed by Von Altman (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 34.3 x 21.6 cm (13 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.500

Medium or Technique

Suede, leather, and brass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Purple suede purse with purple leather lining, padded handle, and brass clasp closure, Labeled: “Von Altman”

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