Collection Online
vinyl, metal, polyester
12.5 × 21.5 × 2.5 cm (bag) 68.0 × 0.8 cm irreg. (strap)
Place/s of Execution
label, top edge inside pocket, printed in metallic ink: PIERRE CARDIN / PARIS
Accession Number
International Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Kaiser Bequest, 2001
© Pierre Cardin, Paris
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Rectangular shoulder bag in black vinyl supported by a silver metallic frame and fastening with a snap clasp at the centre top. The front is decorated with appliqué rectangular metal plates, eight with a matt gold metallic surface attached vertically and twelve with a shiny silver metallic surface placed horizontally. The back is unadorned and the shoulder strap is formed with twenty-four silver metallic links joined by small circlets. The inside of the bag is lined with black polyester satin and features a small patch pocket.