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Woman's handbag

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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...

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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


Object Place

Paris, France


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

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Medium or Technique

leather and metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts