mid 20th century
Object Place: South Africa
Height x width: 7 x 7 in. (17.8 x 17.8 cm)
Medium or Technique
Sharkskin (?); metal; leather
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Small purple sharkskin (?) handbag trimmed with gold, one short rigid handle. Interior lined in purple leather, stamped “Sarah Vicci” and “Made in South Africa.” Purple leather removable shoulder strap and small change purse.
January 2009, purchased by donor from New York Vintage, Inc., New York; anonymous gift to the MFA (Accession date: May 27, 2009)