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Small Lucite evening bag with clear handle on a clear top with floral carving. The body of the bag is black. Silver hinge on interior reads "Original/Rialto/NY."


Until 1990, in collection of Mrs. Joan J. Ehrhard, Milford, DE; 1990, inherited from Mrs. Ehrhard by her daughter, Yvonne J. Markowitz, Framingham, MA; Gift of Markowitz to the MFA (Accession date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Yvonne Markowitz

American, 1950s

Object Place

United States


Height x width: 10 x 6 in. (25.4 x 15.2 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Lucite, metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts