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Woman's evening bag

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Small woman's evening bag with allover pattern of white glass and silver beads with gold paisley motifs, gold tone metal clasp completely covered with 3-dimensional beading in silver and pink with beaded rosette clasp, cream silk satin interior lining. Labeled: "E. Gillot/ 10 rue Cambon, Paris/...

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Inherited by donor from her mother, Senta Meyer Field. Gift to the MFA December 13, 2006.

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Gift of Barbara Field Hammel

French, 1930s


Height x width: 5 1/2 in., 21.6 cm (14 cm, 8 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Glass beads with silk satin interior, gold tone metal chain


Textiles and Fashion Arts