The Hermès travelling exhibition, "The Gift of Time" tells a story, moving from room to room, on the contemplations on time. Even the venue seemed to signify something in time, the closed Tanjong Pagar Railway Station being an iconic part of Singapore's short history.
In this room, white tiles were affixed all over the walls, each tile bearing a message of special moments in life we might miss out on or take for granted.
(Below: Torpedo Bag, Circa 1990)
Made of natural cowhide and gold-plated brass.
(Below: Malette Bag, circa 1920)
Made of Pigskin-grained cowhide and nickel-plated brass.