Handbag; unknown maker; 1921-1950; MT1996.146.1

Name/Title

Handbag

About this object

Handbag; a hand-tooled, hand-made leather handbag. It was made for Mrs Edith Quertier (nee Sleeman) and her initials appear on one side of the bag. Edith was married to Albert Ernest Quertier.

Maker

unknown maker

Maker Role

Leather worker

Date Made

1921-1950

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Mataura

Medium and Materials

processed material, leather

Inscription and Marks

tooled: 'EQ'
plus patterns on both sides

Technique

tooled (leather-work)

Technique

stitched

Measurements

h 300mm x w 290mm x d 75mm
medium

Subject and Association Keywords

clothing/fashion/costume/dress

Subject and Association Keywords

personal effects

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

accessory

Object number

MT1996.146.1

Rights

All rights reserved

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