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Woman's handbag

Designed for Hermès (French, 1837–present)

Object Place: France; Place of Manufacture: France


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

leather and metal

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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.___


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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift