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Woman's handbag

Italian
Designed for Gucci (Italian (founded in 1921 in Florence))


Object Place: Florence, Italy

Dimensions

Overall (Including Handle): 25.4 x 20.32 cm (10 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1466

Medium or Technique

satin and metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black satin handbag with gold colored fittings. The bag has a black satin bow on the front, a gold colored latch in the center that holds the bag closed and one loop handle attached with gold colored square fittings to the center portion of the bag. The interior is lined with peach colored satin. Gucci is stamped in gold colord lettering in the interior. There are two pockets in the interior and two pockets formed between the interior and exterior of the bag.

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by donor, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift