Woman's handbag

French
Designed for Hermès (French, 1837–present)


Object Place: France; Place of Manufacture: France

Dimensions

Overall (Including handle): 36.2 x 17.78 x 5.72 cm (14 1/4 x 7 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1470

Medium or Technique

leather and metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White leather woman’s handbag with silver colored metal fittings. The bag is closed by a metal toggle attached to the interior of the back of the bag and inserted through a hole in the front of the bag. On the interior of the bag there is a leather tag that says “Hermes Paris Made in France.” In it’s original box. Matching pair of thong sandles 2008.___

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift