See more objects with the color dimgrey darkolivegreen dimgrey rosybrown grey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline


  • Work on this object began.


  • We acquired this object.



  • You found it!

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

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Purse (Morocco) |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=30 November 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>