Woman's handbag

after 2000
Designed by Darby Scott


Overall (Including handle): 55.88 x 36.83 cm (22 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woven rattan, brown alligator leather, brown suede, metal, carnelian, and smoky quartz

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Light brown woven rattan tote bag with a brown alligator leather base and handles and a brown suede lined interior. On one handle is a bauble of a faceted carnelian and a faceted smoky quartz hung on a gold colored chain with a lobster claw clasp. On the interior there is a gold colored metal label that says “Darby Scott” and two structured pockets. The upper edge of the interior and the pockets is lined with brown alligator leather. There are five gold colored metal studs on the bottom of the base to act as feet.


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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift