1940s Summer Purse - 40s Braided Jute Resort Handbag with Pink & Green Raffia Flowers - Natural Dyed Envelope Clutch - Artisan Made Bag

$ 45.00

A tropical handbag for a 40s vixen, this natural braided clutch purse is a cute rectangle with pastel raffia flowers appliqued to the envelope flap. It's lined in rustic cotton. Likely a 1940s souvenir from World War II's Pacific theater.

10 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 1 Inches


None, probably artisan made in a cottage industry

Natural light tan woven jute; spiral twisted jute appliques are salmon pink, olive green, and beige; rustic tan cotton lining

Self "button" and loop at flap


Condition Detail
Looks nearly new to the outside, with a small spray of fray to the loop closure; the lining is obviously aged and tannish in irregular patterns with a small threadbare area to far side, would not be visible when worn, easily noticeable when opened

Washing Instructions
Blot with a damp cloth if needed

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