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Object Name: Wallet
Date: 1953-1954
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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 )
Place made: Europe
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.
Object Number: INV.11408.2
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Marks: printed: inside, left, on card sleeves: "Schiaparelli"

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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.