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Woman's handbag

early 21st century

Object Place: Italy


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool embroidery; leather; silk satin; metal; plastic

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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.”


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