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The Purse and Person: A Century of Women’s Purses

The Purse and Person: A Century of Women’s Purses

June 12, 2009 - September 12, 2009

Demonstrating the evolution of the purse and women’s roles, The Purse and the Person consisted of over 140 purses and their everyday contents, dating from the late nineteenth century to the late twentieth century. Drawn from a private collection of nearly 2,000 handbags, this exhibition was organized by Curatrix Group and toured by Smith Kramer Fine Art Services.