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Anja handbag

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The object was inspired by the works of Kandinsky. Anja (Anna) Tchimikian was Kandinsky's first wife. This purse made from smooth, highly polished molded resin consisting of multi-colored swirling patterns, has a looped handle of eight strands of plastic covered wires in different colors....

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Marks

SOBRAL on closure

Provenance

December 13, 2010, sold by Acessorios de Modas Ltda to an anonymous donor; 2011, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in honor of Leah and David Roland

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Brazilian, 2010

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 23 x 14 x 5.5 cm (9 1/16 in., 14 cm, 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.72

Medium or Technique

Resin and plastic-coated wire

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes