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Woman's handbag

after 2000
Designed for VBH (Italian), Designed by V. Bruce Hoeksema

Place of Manufacture: Florence, Italy


Overall: 10.16 x 23.5 cm (4 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

grass, suede, and metal

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woven grass envelope clutch. There are three pieces of gold colored metal on the front. The interior is lined with caramel colored suede. There is one pocket with a gold colored metal label on it that says “Manila Edition Number 0154 Hand Made in Italy VBH.”


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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift