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Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Other titles
    handbag (descriptive name)
  • Description
    women's novelty handbag with the appearance of a rolled magazine; plastic frame; vinyl outer; faux black leather strap to secure closure, snap buttons; cotton lining with pouch pocket; suspension rings on either side with 'gold' chain handle, chain detached from one side of bag; interior has white tag: MADE IN CHINA / VINYL; exterior has five different magazine covers: `it's me / BAZAAR / VOGUE / GLAMOUR / COSMOPOLITAN.
  • Place
  • Other Number
    1995.56.17, 354
  • Accession number
  • Accession date
  • Collection area
  • Item count
  • Display location
    Gallery 2 Rua
  • Record richness
bag, 1995.56.17, 354, Photographed by Jennifer Carol, digital, 23 Jul 2018, © Auckland Museum CC BY
bag, 1995.56.17, 354, Photographed by Jennifer Carol,… … Read more


  • Credit
    Purchased with funds provided by the Charles Edgar Disney Art Trust, 1995, collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1995.56.17
  • Production
    [Hong Kong]Southeast AsiaAsia
    Elizabeth II (1952 -), House of Windsor, English reign
  • Signature/marks
    • `MADE IN CHINA/VINYL'  (manufacturers label)
    • `it's me / BAZAAR / VOGUE / GLAMOUR / COSMOPOLITAN'  (printed)
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length : 70mm
      (length x width 70mm x 50mm)
    • 0 - Whole length : 962mm
    • 0 - Whole width : 50mm
    • (precise)
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 03 Personal Artifacts (Category)
    › Personal Gear (Classification)
    › Personal Carrying & Storage Gear (Sub-classification)
    › Bag, Carrying (Primary Term)
  • Record created
    4 November 1996

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