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Medium
metal
Measurements
26.0 × 23.5 cm 82.5 cm (handle length)
Place/s of Execution
Italy
Accession Number
1998.229
Department
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by John and Suzanne Playfoot, Members, 1998
Gallery location
Mid 20th Century Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 3, NGV International
Description
Shoulder bag constructed entirely of a chain mail of metal discs linked in alternating rows of metallic gold and silver plate. The long handle is a continuous chain of the same metal discs. The flap fastens at the centre front with a hinged metal clasp and a circular domed loop.