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Handbag - Florist's Basket

Florist's Basket

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1993 (designed)
    1996 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Guinness, Lulu, born 1960 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk satin and velvet

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the designer

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black silk satin handbag of vase-shaped with red velvet roses on top.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1993 (designed)
1996 (made)


Guinness, Lulu, born 1960 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk satin and velvet

Object history note

Registered File number 1996/207.

Descriptive line

Evening bag, black silk satin with red velvet roses, Lulu Guinness, 1996 (1993 design), Great Britain.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

de la Haye, Amy, ed. The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947-1997. V&A Publications, London, England, 1997, pp. 160 and 161.

Labels and date

Bouquets, pots and hanging baskets laden with garden flowers have prompted Lulu Guinness's highly acclaimed miniature bucket bags. Created in fashionable colourways, they have captivated a clientele in search of individual and whimsical special-occasion bags. [1997]


Silk (textile)


Satin weave; Velvet weave

Subjects depicted

Roses (flowers)


Accessories; Women's clothes; Fashion; Evening wear


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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