Woman's handbag

"007" Handbag

American
1993
Designed by Judith Leiber (American (born in Hungary), born in 1921)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 10 in. (22.9 x 25.4 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1577

Medium or Technique

Leather, metal, silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black leather “007” handbag with rigid top handle. Metal closure at top center. Upper portion of bag is quilted with a diamond shape pattern. Two interior pockets, one with a metal zipper, label reads “©/Judith Leiber/New York.” Lower portion is embossed with a snakeskin-like texture and has two snap closures that open to reveal a hidden compartment. Both interiors are lined in black plain weave.

Provenance

2001, purchased at internet auction by Yvonne Markowitz, Framingham, MA; Gift to the MFA (Accession date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Yvonne J. Markowitz