Woman's purse

French
1980s
Designed by Charles Jourdan (French, 1883–1976)


Dimensions

Height x width: 5 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. (14 x 37.5 cm)

Accession Number

2006.1432

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta and leather

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink, green, orange, and blue tie-dyed silk purse. Labeled: “Charles Jourdan/ Paris/ Made in France”

Provenance

Purchased by donor at a shop on Newbury Street in Boston, MA in the mid-1980s. Gift to MFA September 20, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Tay Ann Jay