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Handbag and matching belt (handbag)

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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

Italian (Venice?), 1960s

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

15.24 x 17.78 cm (6 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

1999.487.1

Medium or Technique

Cotton (?) velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes