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Shopping bag

Object Number: 
2017.60.8
Date: 
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Closed (flat with strap): 16 × 18 1/2 in. (40.6 × 47 cm)
Marks: 
Recto and verso printed in purple ink center: "BERGDORF/ GOODMAN/ ESTABLISHED 1901"; Bottom fold printed in white ink center: "THIS BAG IS RECYCLABLE/ MADE IN CHINA"
Inscriptions: 
Description: 

Lilac-colored paper shopping bag with woven dark purple cord attached to upper edge.

Gallery Label: 
Bibliography: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of an anonymous shopper
Provenance: 
Place Made: 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group