Woman's handbag

American
1950s
Designed by Albert Milch


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 in., 22.9 cm (15.2 cm, 9 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1991

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small black leather handbag with pleated leather sides and self-fabric handles, gold-tone metal clasp. Interior lined with bright red leather. Labeled: “Milch/ USA, New York”

Provenance

Inherited by donor from her mother, Senta Meyer Field. Gift to the MFA December 13, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Field Hammel