Object Timeline

1973

  • Work on this object began.

1983

  • Work on this object ended.

2000

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2022

  • You found it!

Shopping Bag, Tweed Jacket, Bloomingdale's, New York, NY

This is a Shopping bag. It was designed by Michaele Vollbracht and manufactured by Equitable Bag Co., Inc. and made for (as the client) Bloomingdale's. It is dated ca. 1978 and we acquired it in 2000. Its medium is screenprint on paper; white raffia handles. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

  • Poster, UNIC, 1932
  • lithograph on paper.
  • Gift of Merrill C. Berman in honor of Caitlin Condell.
  • 2016-12-1

Its dimensions are

42.5 x 30.5 cm (16 3/4 x 12 in. )

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink on left side panel: Bloomingdale's/ The Men's Store.

Cite this object as

Shopping Bag, Tweed Jacket, Bloomingdale's, New York, NY; Designed by Michaele Vollbracht (American, 1947 – 2018); screenprint on paper; white raffia handles; 42.5 x 30.5 cm (16 3/4 x 12 in. ); Gift of Unknown Donor; 2000-26-39

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