Handbag and matching belt (handbag)

Italian (Venice?)
1960s
Roberta di Camerino (Italian, born in 1920)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

15.24 x 17.78 cm (6 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

1999.487.1

Medium or Technique

Cotton (?) velvet

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Beige cut/uncut velvet patterned to simulate reptile skin, embellished with gold “R” monogram on front and chunky gold chain.
Stamped in lining: “Roberta di Camerino”
Condition: good
[Matches belt]

Provenance

Between 1970 and 1998, purchased by Shiley Braude, donor's mother; 1998, by inheritance to donor; 1999, gift of donor to MFA (Accession date: September 15, 1999)

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Shirley Braude