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Alina

Bag
2016 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Ralph & Russo is an international fashion house known for its opulent handcrafted garments. Founded in 2007 by Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo, the brand has shot to prominence in the past decade. In 2013 Ralph & Russo became the first British member accepted into the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in almost a century.

The Alina clutch comes from Ralph & Russo's accessories and footwear collection, launched in 2016.


Object details

Category
Object type
TitleAlina (trade title)
Materials and techniques
Calf leather, rose gold
Brief description
Bag, Alina clutch, pink leather, rose gold feather handle, Ralph & Russo, London, 2016
Physical description
Rectangular shaped bag with magnetic envelope close in pink calf leather. An additional compartment is concealed under the envelope close. The bag has a rose gold feather handle and a rose gold chain shoulder strap.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.7cm (approx)
  • Base diameter: 17.5cm (approx)
Credit line
Given by Tamara Ralph on behalf of Ralph & Russo
Summary
Ralph & Russo is an international fashion house known for its opulent handcrafted garments. Founded in 2007 by Tamara Ralph and Michael Russo, the brand has shot to prominence in the past decade. In 2013 Ralph & Russo became the first British member accepted into the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture in almost a century.

The Alina clutch comes from Ralph & Russo's accessories and footwear collection, launched in 2016.
Collection
Accession number
T.242-2019

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Record createdOctober 24, 2019
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