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Shopping Bag, Bloomingdale's: Christmas 1982, 1982

This is a Shopping bag. It was created by Karen Jakobsen and designed by Karen Jakobsen and the design director was John Jay and manufactured by Equitable Bag Co., Inc.. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is paper; white raffia handles. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Holiday Shopping.

This object was donated by Willa Rosenberg and Joseph Rosenberg. It is credited Gift of Willa and Joseph Rosenberg.

Its dimensions are

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

Cite this object as

Shopping Bag, Bloomingdale's: Christmas 1982, 1982; Karen Jakobsen ; paper; white raffia handles; 41.9 x 30.5 cm (16 1/2 x 12 in. ); Gift of Willa and Joseph Rosenberg; 1999-34-7

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