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Purse

clutch

French
Designed by Thierry Mugler (French, born 1948)


Dimensions

Length (unfolded): 33 cm (13 in.) Length (folded): 17.8 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

2012.827

Medium or Technique

Leather, chrome

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s black leather clutch bag. Rectangular shape with foldover design for 2 different styles: one folded with rectangular silver cut-out for carrying or folded over as a clutch. Cut-out has metal silver trim and engraved “Thierry Mugler.” Silver star medallion on left front. Lavendar silk lining.

Provenance

Fall 2010, purchased at Pier Show Flea Market by Jacqueline Fowler; Stanford, CT; 2012, gift of Jacqueline Fowler to the MFA. (Accession date: October 24, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler