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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1989

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Purse (Morocco)

This is a Purse. It was designed by Jacques Majorelle and Andrée Longueville. It is dated 1920 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is silk, leather and its technique is embroidery using satin stitch on leather. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Louise Dushkin.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17.8 × 25.4 cm (7 × 10 in.)

It is inscribed

on upper left of inside front cover." Majorelle Marrakech"

Cite this object as

Purse (Morocco); Designed by Jacques Majorelle and Andrée Longueville; silk, leather; H x W: 17.8 × 25.4 cm (7 × 10 in.); Gift of Louise Dushkin; 1989-75-1

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