User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Woman's handbag

Start collecting

Red leather envelope style shoulder bag. The strap is fastened onto the underside of the bag flap and is removable. The bag is closed on the front with a gold colored metal clasp. On the front, under the closed flap is stamped "Hermes Paris Made in France" in gold lettering. There are three...

Show Full Description

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French, about 1970s

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

France

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 18.42 x 20.32 cm (7 1/4 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1469

Medium or Technique

leather and metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes