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Black leather purse with brass filigree along edges and black lining with mirror and drawer. Labeled: "Pat by Tyrolean/ N.Y."

Provenance

December 25, 1987, gift of Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) to donor; 2005, gift to MFA (Accession date: September 21, 2005)

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother Marilyn M. Maxwell

American, 1945–49

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 14 cm (12 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.520

Medium or Technique

Leather, brass, and silk (taffeta)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes