YAYOI KUSAMA, I Love Lots of Dots, 2019
ca 70 x 37 cm
tote bag, screen print
published by Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, Netherlands
Descriptions of the term tote or tate for bags, meaning bags “to carry”, can be traced back to 1900. During the 1950s, tote bags began to enter into the main culture. Women primarily utilized them as practical handheld bags because they didn’t require much care.