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

Small rectangular shaped blue and black printed velvet handbag with woven motif. Black leather frame at top. Two short black leather handles with silver buckles. Metal tab closure marked with an "R." Interior is lined in black leather with two pockets (one with a zipper and one without), black...

Show Full Description


Before 2009, purchased by Carol Noble of Marblehead, MA at at Barney's NY in Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of Noble to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Carol Noble

Italian, early 21st century

Object Place



Overall: 26.7 x 30.5 x 11.4 cm (10 1/2 x 12 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Velvet, printed; leather; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts