Black snakeskin purse with a gold chain, brass closure, and black lining. Labeled: "Judith Leiber". Blue flannel drawstring cover bag for purse. Labeled: "Judith Leiber/ New York"
Gift from Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) December 25, 1987; 2005 Gift to MFA, September 21, 2005
Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother Marilyn M. Maxwell
Overall (Handbag): 15.2 x 22.9 cm (6 x 9 in.) Overall (Cover bag): 31.8 x 21.6 cm (12 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Snakeskin, silk (taffeta), faux gold, and brass; cotton plain weave (flannel)