Woman's handbag

French
1990s
Designed by Hubert de Givenchy (French, born in 1927)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 1/2 x 8 in. (29.2 x 20.3 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1581

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, lace

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small evening bag, half pink and half brown with two handles (pink on one side and brown on the other). Interior is lined in pink silk. Interior pouch with brown silk covered in peach colored lace, top can be pulled tight with a brown braid drawstring. Marked on interior with Givenchy logo and stamped “Accessories/Givenchy.”

Provenance

Late 1990s, purchased at a consignment shop by Yvonne J. Markowitz, Framingham, MA; Gift of Markowitz to the MFA (Accession date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Yvonne J. Markowitz