Woman's handbag

American
1950s
Rialto (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 x 6 in. (25.4 x 15.2 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1578

Medium or Technique

Lucite, metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small Lucite evening bag with clear handle on a clear top with floral carving. The body of the bag is black. Silver hinge on interior reads “Original/Rialto/NY.”

Provenance

Until 1990, in collection of Mrs. Joan J. Ehrhard, Milford, DE; 1990, inherited from Mrs. Ehrhard by her daughter, Yvonne J. Markowitz, Framingham, MA; Gift of Markowitz to the MFA (Accession date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Yvonne J. Markowitz