Woman's handbag

American
1950s
Wilardy (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 6 in. (22.9 x 15.2 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1579

Medium or Technique

Lucite, metallic wrapped threads, metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Lucite bag with a single rigid handle. Clear with gold wrapped thread forming lace-like patterning within the plastic. Interior has a gold hinge that reads “Wilardy.”

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