Wallet

Object Number: 
INV.11408.2
Date: 
1953-1954
Medium: 
Leather, metal, plastic, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 1 in. ( 8.3 x 11.1 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: inside, left, on card sleeves: "Schiaparelli"
Description: 
Red leather wallet lined with plastic, with brass trim on outer sides and snap end of strap closure, when opened there is a compartment across the back, on one side there is a card holder and an envelope compartment which snaps closed, the other side is a book of card sleeves which snaps closed.
Gallery Label: 
Elsa Schiaparelli was an Italian surrealist fashion designer active between the 1930s and 1950s, The inscription in the card sleeve inside bears her signature color, shocking pink.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group