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1933 handbag (1972.158)

Object Name: bag & handbag

Artist/Maker: Bridge
Role in production: manufacturer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Date: 1933

Accession Number: 1972.158
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • calf
  • metal
  • rayon

Dark green calf. Front and back each in truncated circle with seven vertical impressed ridges down centre. Loop handle each side slotted through tab and attached to bag with two metal bars. Gusset round lower edge, hinged with metal fitting with catch at top edge. Lined with green plain weave rayon. Pleated patch pocket on one side containing small dark green pencil. Central purse section with metal fitting and clasp connected with bag fitting, divded into two compartments, one lined green, the other white.


Type: Size
Height: 16.5 cm
Width: 20 cm