Woman's handbag

American
about 2001
Designed by Isabella Fiore


Object Place: California, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 1/4 x 14 1/2 in. (23.5 x 36.8 cm)

Accession Number

2009.2273

Medium or Technique

Leather, plastic, metal, silk plain weave, cotton (?) plain weave, printed

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Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular handbag with Japanese motifs and writing in black, white and gray. Woman wearing a black and white kimono with a green and white obi covered on one side with beads and sequins. Faux black lacquer bamboo handles. Detachable leather shoulder strap. Red and white gingham lining with red and white label under interior zip pocket reads: “Isabella Fiore,” additional black and white tag on interior “made in China.”

Provenance

2002, purchased at Neiman Marcus by Susan B. Kaplan, Brookline, MA; gift of Kaplan to the MFA (Accession date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan B. Kaplan