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  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1950 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lizard skin, leather, and metal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Ms Susanne Lang

  • Museum number:

    T.771:1 to 10-1995

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black lizardskin handbag, top closure. Accompanied by contents, comprising a penknife (with corkscrew attachment) and pouch, a mirror, a comb and black leather case, a pencil, a nail file and its case, and a coin purse containing a single French 1951 franc.

Place of Origin

France (made)


ca. 1950 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Lizard skin, leather, and metal

Object history note

Registered File number 1995/927.

Descriptive line

Woman's handbag, black lizard skin with contents including comb, mirror, corkscrew, penknife and coin purse, France, ca. 1950.


Lizard skin; Metal; Leather


Fashion; Clothing; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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