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Woman's handbag

early 21st century

Object Place: California, United States


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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.”


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