This lens cloth is emblazoned with the Nasturtium bag detail; part of the the most gorgeous Nasturtium bag by Vita Cochran (Auckland museum collection: 2017.4.1).
Size: 18cm wide x 15cm high.
Carried Away: Bags Unpacked is our latest exhibition showcases over 150 individual bags from Auckland Museum’s collection, many on display for the first time.
Every bag has a history, a story to tell – from haute couture fashion to cultural traditions. Bags can convey social standing, practical needs or be a statement of art.