Object Timeline

1973

  • Work on this object began.

1983

  • Work on this object ended.

2000

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2023

  • You found it!

Shopping Bag, Woman's Face, Bloomingdales, 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.

Its dimensions are

41.9 x 30.5 cm (16 1/2 x 12 in. )

It is signed

Printed in black ink: MICHAELE VOLLBRACHT

Cite this object as

Shopping Bag, Woman's Face, Bloomingdales, New York, NY; Designed by Michaele Vollbracht (American, 1947 – 2018); Manufactured by Equitable Bag Co., Inc.; Client: Bloomingdale's (United States); screenprint on paper; white raffia handles; 41.9 x 30.5 cm (16 1/2 x 12 in. ); Gift of Unknown Donor; 2000-26-41

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