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Woman's shoulder bag

American
1980s
Labeled Sharif


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 22.9 x 31.8 x 19.7cm (9 x 12 1/2 x 7 3/4in.)

Accession Number

2002.222

Medium or Technique

Pieced, stitched, and appliquéd leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s shoulder bag of red, fuschia, purple, and blue leather strips pieced, overstitched,and reverse-appliqued in abstract patterns. Front closure flap of gathered leather finished with metal fob with leather inserts in jewel effect. Red leather shoulder strap; black leather lining. Label: “Sharif Made in U.S.A.”

Provenance

Purchased at a department (or specialty store) by Elizabeth Jachimovicz; Gift to the MFA, June 26, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Jachimowicz