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Woman's evening handbag

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Beaded evening bag with gilt metal frame set with marcasite; lined with cream silk satin. Labeled, "Hand made in France."

Provenance

Gift from donor's aunt, Eva Weinman; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Edith Alpers

French, mid-20th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 17.8 x 22.9 cm (7 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

2003.660

Medium or Technique

Colored metal beads, gilt metal frame, marcasite; silk satin lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes