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Bags: A Selection from the Museum of Bags and Purses, Amsterdam

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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, minaudieres, vanity cases, evening bags and well-known designer bags and It-bags.
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published November 16th 2012 by Pepin Press (first published January 1st 2004)
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Paula
Nov 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is not a book that you actually have to read. Rather, it's a feast of artwork for the eye. The photographs of the handbags are extraordinary. Who knew how artistic and creative ladies' handbags could be! I always was aware of some of the more famous names of this and the past century, but some of the very old handbags also can take your breath away. Some of the needlework is just so lovely. And the bags with beads and jewels never cease to catch my eye.

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