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Woman's handbag

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Lucite bag with a single rigid handle. Clear with gold wrapped thread forming lace-like patterning within the plastic. Interior has a gold hinge that reads "Wilardy."


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: 9 x 6 in. (22.9 x 15.2 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Lucite, metallic wrapped threads, metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts