Woman's handbag

English
about 1985
Designed by Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Dimensions

Height x width: 11 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. (28.5 x 17.5 cm)

Accession Number

2010.1445

Medium or Technique

Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black imitation leather handbag. Roughly rectangular with protruding triangular sides. Short handle at top. Magnetic snap closure. Interior zip pocket.

Interior label reads:
“GNYUKI TORIMARU
 LONDON”

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.