Designed by Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004)
Center back: 25.4 cm (10 in.)
Medium or Technique
Nylon machine lace, machine-embroidered with cord, synthetic damask, synthetic satin lining
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Fold over purse, back and flap of lilac lace embroidered with white cord backed with black damask (foliate pattern), underside of black damask, black satin lining, metal snap closure.
Purchased by donor in May 1993 from Geoffrey Beene. Gift to MFA January 24, 2007.
Gift of Jewelle Wooten Bickford
Reproduced with permission.