Woman's handbag

Italian
early 21st century
Designed for Fendi (Italian, founded in 1925)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (27.3 x 29.8 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4391

Medium or Technique

Wool embroidery; leather; silk satin; metal; plastic

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink, green, yellow, brown, tan, and black floral embroidery with pink/black leather handle with silver/metal buckles and embroidered flap with pink/black and green/black center front closure. Lined in yellow silk satin with interior zipped pocket outlined in pink/black leather with metal tag “Fendi ®/Made in Italy.”

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