Silver & Gold cut steel beaded French purse. Tan/Grey beads in a carpet pattern design, with some missing/repaired in the fringe. 20 beads/in. Lining shows some wear, but is in tact, with small pocket on one side. Gold-tone frame & clasp, still closes well. Has been repaired where it attaches to frame in a manner consistent with original. Label says “Gold Seal Made in France”. 4.25″ wide x 7.5″ long including fringe. (6.2 oz)
Showcased in the book Antique Purses: A History, Identification and Value Guide, 2nd Edition, by Richard Holiner, 1987.
|Dimensions||4.5 × 4.5 × 0.5 in|