Victorian Inspired 1930s Purse - 18th Century Courting Scene Micro Needlepoint Bag - Antique Look Novelty Scene 30s 40s Handbag Chain Strap

$ 159.99

An exquisitely hand-sewn needlework scene of a mandolin player and young lady circa the 18th century! This micro needlepoint purse has antique styling from the 1930s, displaying an identical outdoor scene front and back, framed in pastel hand-sewn flowers. The metal frame has gorgeous enameled floral & leaf patterns, with a hinged clasp and dainty chain. Lined in acetate taffeta with a gathered pocket inside.

8 3/4 x 8 1/4 x 1 Inches (Strap has a 5 1/2 Inch Drop)


None, probably factory made, needlepoint panels are meticulously hand sewn

Micro needlepoint in rich antique hues, primarily beige, antique pinks, red, sage greens, mellow golden yellow, black; brassy goldtone metal frame with white & spring green enamel, and ruby red faceted glass "gemstones"; metallic gold metal piping; champagne synthetic acetate taffeta lining

Hinged metal clasp


Condition Detail
Very fine, the needlepoint is like new, one enamel daisy has tan hairlines, the glass gems have rubbing to the topmost edges, the lining has dusty discolor, very mild greenish discolor to a few places on the metal chain

Washing Instructions
If needed, spot clean at a dry cleaner

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