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
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Professor AGL Shaw AO Bequest
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.