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Man's handbag

Designed for Louis Vuitton Malletier

Object Place: France


Overall (Including handle): 48.26 x 43.18 cm (19 x 17 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

leather, canvas and metal

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Brown leather two-strap handbag with matte silver colored metal fittings. The leather is textured in a cross-hatch pattern and accented with a smooth leather. There is an “LV” embossed on the front lower right corner. There is a slit pocket on the front. There is a zippered pocket on the back. The interior is lined with brown canvas and has three pockets, one with two snaps on the front and one with a zipper and one cell phone pocket on the back.


Before 2008, purchased by donor, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift