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Woman's handbag

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Black leather frame handbag with front and back panels of leopard skin. Closes with one button of goldtone metal on top. Lined in black leather with two interior slit pockets and one zip pocket. No label.

Provenance

Before 2010, purchased by Jean S. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Woman's purse

Italian (?), 1950s

Object Place

France

Dimensions

Overall: 31 x 24 x 9.5 cm (12 3/16 x 9 7/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.705

Medium or Technique

Leather; leopard skin; metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes