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Bags

Tassen = Bolsos = Sacs : A Selection From the Museum of Bags and Purses, Amsterdam
Ivo, Sigrid (Book - 2011)
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"BAGS offer you a unique overview of the most important bags in the collection of the Museum of Bags and Purses. The book covers the history of the bag and its uses over the last 500 years, encompassing pouches, wallets, chatelaines, reticules, travel bags, minaudières, vanity cases, evening bags and well-known designer bags and It-bags. Read about Madonna's bag, the cupcake bag featured in the well-known film Sex and The City, and learn why the Kelly bag will continue to be timeless. Over the centuries, the bag has been influenced by trends in fashion, design and art, as well as by socio-cultural developments and the emancipation of women. BAGS presents the bag in all its diversity regarding its use, forms, materials and adornments. That's why it's a must for enthusiasts and professionals alike. The Museum of Bags and Purses is the biggest bag museum in the world and puts the history of the bag on display, from the late Middle Ages up to the present."
Authors: Ivo, Sigrid, 1961-
Title: Bags
Tassen = Bolsos = Sacs : a selection from the Museum of Bags and Purses, Amsterdam
Publisher: Amsterdam : Pepin Press, c2011
Characteristics: 384 p. :,chiefly col. ill. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Sigrid Ivo
Contents: 500 years of bags
Early bags and purses
Letter cases and wallets
Chatelaines
Framed bags
Pockets
Reticules and needlework bags
Coin purses
Souvenirs
Suitcases and travel bags
Handbags
Decoration
Vanity cases and minaudières
Evening bags
New materials
Tortoiseshell, ivory and imitations
Special kinds of leather
Plant-derived materials
Beadwork
Petit-point, lace and cloth
Metal and ring mesh
Plastic
Unusual models
Designer bags
Contemporary designs
Summary: "BAGS offer you a unique overview of the most important bags in the collection of the Museum of Bags and Purses. The book covers the history of the bag and its uses over the last 500 years, encompassing pouches, wallets, chatelaines, reticules, travel bags, minaudières, vanity cases, evening bags and well-known designer bags and It-bags. Read about Madonna's bag, the cupcake bag featured in the well-known film Sex and The City, and learn why the Kelly bag will continue to be timeless. Over the centuries, the bag has been influenced by trends in fashion, design and art, as well as by socio-cultural developments and the emancipation of women. BAGS presents the bag in all its diversity regarding its use, forms, materials and adornments. That's why it's a must for enthusiasts and professionals alike. The Museum of Bags and Purses is the biggest bag museum in the world and puts the history of the bag on display, from the late Middle Ages up to the present."
Alternate Title: Sacs
Bolsos
Tassen
ISBN: 9054961430
9789054961437
Branch Call Number: 391.44 I961b 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 384)
Other Language: Parallel text in English, Dutch, French and Spanish. Color illustrations described only in English
Subject Headings: Handbags History Handbags Pictorial works Handbags
Topical Term: Handbags
Handbags
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