Earthly Delights: Judith Leiber Handbags

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Name: Earthly Delights: Judith Leiber Handbags
Date: March 21, 2017
Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM EDT
Event Description:
Judith Leiber (born Judith Peto in Budapest, Hungary, in 1921) creates exquisitely designed couture women’s accessories that blur the boundaries between function and art. Most known for her semi-precious adorned minaudiéres or compact occasion cases, her oeuvre includes day bags, belts and pillboxes. The Leiber bags on view in the Taubman Museum of Art’s Shaftman Gallery are the result of the immense philanthropic generosity of Roanoke-based couple Sydney and Rosalie Krisch Shaftman. Sydney Shaftman gave his wife Rosalie a Leiber minaudiére in the 1980s, which began the impetus for collection that resulted in a gift of more than 130 minaudiéres and pillboxes to the Taubman from 2005 to 2008.
Taubman Museum of Art
110 Salem Ave SE
?Roanoke, VA 24011
Date/Time Information:
Exhibition on View Now Through December 31, 2018
Contact Information:
For additional information, visit or call 540.342.5760.
Free and open to the public.
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