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Woman's handbag

Hexagonal handbag with blue and black silk stripes, black leather strap/handle at top with leather and metal center front flap and metal closure engraved "Paloma Picasso." Back pocket with snap closure. Interior is lined in black leather with zipper pocket and leather label embossed in gold...

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Before 2009, purchased by Susan Kaplan of Brookline, MA; gift of Kaplan to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Susan B. Kaplan

American (?), late 20th century


Height x width: 12 1/2 x 14 in. (31.8 x 35.6 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin; metal; leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts