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Woman's handbag

White leather woman's handbag with silver colored metal fittings. The bag is closed by a metal toggle attached to the interior of the back of the bag and inserted through a hole in the front of the bag. On the interior of the bag there is a leather tag that says "Hermes Paris Made in France." In...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French,

  • Designed for Hermès, French, 1837–present
Place of Manufacture

France

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall (Including handle): 36.2 x 17.78 x 5.72 cm (14 1/4 x 7 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1470

Medium or Technique

leather and metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes