1940s Chocolate Taffeta Handbag with Black Beadwork - Brown 40s Formal Box Bag - World War II Era Evening Purse - Beaded - Elegant - 31072-1

$ 35.98

Encrusted in beautiful beadwork! This 1940s formal handbag is a curvaceous trapezoid with a tapered flap front and a single over-the-arm strap. It's a mid 40s purse with a sturdy oblong base and satin lining.

9 x 4.5 x 3.5 Inches; Strap has a 6-Inch Drop


None, factory made

Chocolate rayon taffeta (perhaps was black originally), black glass seed beads and bugle beads, black satin lining with metallic gold piping to pocket

Hidden snap on the flap


Condition Detail
Quite worn but wearable; approx 10 beads missing & threadbare edges to flap, 3 missing to edge of base, the strap is missing about 2/3 of its beads and zig-zag stitching shows in its place, the taffeta is faded most obviously at top, less so to sides

Washing Instructions
If needed, blot with damp cloth

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