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Woman's handbag

American
early 21st century


Object Place: California, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 13 x 12 1/2 in. (33 x 31.8 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4390

Medium or Technique

Leather (suede) with silk embroidery; glass (?); cotton plain weave; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular black suede handbag with tan latticework embroidery and red, green, and white floral patterned beadwork. Metal frame along top with short tan suede strap. Interior lined in pink and red striped cotton, zipper pocket, and red and white woven label “Isabella Fiore.”

Provenance

Before 2009, purchased by Susan Kaplan of Brookline, MA; gift of Kaplan to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan B. Kaplan