Woman's handbag

Italian
early 21st century
Designed by Roberta di Camerino (Italian, born in 1920)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 x 30.5 x 11.4 cm (10 1/2 x 12 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4395

Medium or Technique

Velvet, printed; leather; metal

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Small rectangular shaped blue and black printed velvet handbag with woven motif. Black leather frame at top. Two short black leather handles with silver buckles. Metal tab closure marked with an “R.” Interior is lined in black leather with two pockets (one with a zipper and one without), black leather label with silver lettering “Roberta di Camerino/Made in Italy.”

Provenance

Before 2009, purchased by Carol Noble of Marblehead, MA at at Barney's NY in Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of Noble to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Carol Noble