Bags (New Edition)A Selection from the Museum of Bags and Purses
17x22.5 cm (6¾x9")
€25.00 | $36.99 | £22.99
Text in Dutch, English, French, Spanish
BAGS offers 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 600 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 TV series 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.