- 1. History in a Purse
- (Telling stories with clothes)
- Sigrid Ivo Director and Curator of the Museum of Bags and Purses, Amsterdam Sometimes history is literally reflected in a bag. The arrival of the first giraffe in France in 1826 is ...
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