Woman's handbag

American
1945–49
Designed by Pat by Tyrolean, New York (American American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 14 cm (12 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.520

Medium or Technique

Leather, brass, and silk (taffeta)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black leather purse with brass filigree along edges and black lining with mirror and drawer. Labeled: “Pat by Tyrolean/ N.Y.”

Provenance

December 25, 1987, gift of Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) to donor; 2005, gift to MFA (Accession date: September 21, 2005)

Credit Line

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