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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #173079 (stock #TAU07)
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$50.00
Very cool beaded purse or wallet, with cut steel beads decorating a lovely blue silk. Opens to reveal two blue silk pockets, lined with white silk. Condition is good; a very few scattered single beads are missing ; white silk lining has a lipstick stain. Measures 5 ¾” by 3 ¾”...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #173076 (stock #TAU06)
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Utterly charming tiny velvet metal frame purse, circa 1850. There’s a panel of plum velvet on both sides; applied wirework hearts set with cut steel beads decorate the front. The handle is delicately woven wire; purple fabric lines the inside and there’s a clever locking pocket. Pursed is marked on the interior with a museum catalog number. Good condition; velvet is worn and pushed in...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #173074 (stock #BGA05)
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Rare and wonderful late 19th century two-sided glass beaded purse, depicting an old style gondola and two gondoliers with the words “Ricordo di Venezia” (or “memory of Venice”). On the other side is a lovely village in pink, blue, yellow and white. In her Landmark book “More Beautiful Purse”, Evelyn Haertig pictures and mentions a similar, unusual purse. Wonderful condition: beading is bright and intact. Fringe is missing two strands; white cotton lining is somewhat soiled...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #173070 (stock #TAU05)
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$125.00
Unusual and early embroidered purse, in white and red felt stitched with metallic thread, possibly Turkish or Indian...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #173067 (stock #BAU01)
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Super early 20th century cut steel beaded purse with everything intact – a rarity for these delicate pouches! From the lovely beading to the gorgeous full fringe to the fringed flap to the beaded handle, this purse has it all. Top bar frame is intact; lining is good; it’s shattered a bit near the top...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #173066 (stock #BRE03)
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Glorious, richly colored antique microbeaded purse, featuring an elaborate urn with flowers amidst floral scrolls and borders. The beading on the body of the bag is perfect; all it needs is a great frame, new lining and new fringe to fulfill its grand promise...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #173063 (stock #TAU04)
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$55.00
Wonderful Victorian hand sewn gauze and silk reticule or work bag in warm golden tones. The top half is made of delicate gauze, with a silk ribbon pull-through handle. The bottom is patterned floral silk, edged with faux pearls. Very good condition; ribbon is shattered in spots; top has a few spots of soiling. Measures 6 ¾” by 6 ½”...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #173061 (stock #BF191a)
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Stunning antique glass and cut steel microbeaded reticule in an unusual teardrop shape. Design features a central floral medallion, surrounded by an our floral ring, which is in turn surrounded by violets. Snake chain handle; beaded tassel; white silk lining. Very good condition: streak of dirt to one side of bag (pictured); tassel is missing a few strands; lining is soiled in spots...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #173058 (stock #B2466)
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Stunning and rare antique microbeaded purse depicting an 18th century couple strolling in the country. Their clothing is beautifully detailed, from her wide panniers to his long frock coat. Great condition: one piece of missing fringe; lining needs to be replaced...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #173056 (stock #B6015)
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Amazing and rare antique microbeaded reticule depicting what look like Indonesian shadow puppets dancing in an abstract landscape of green, bronze, white and blue. Crochet header with silk cord handle. Taupe silk lining. Everything is in perfect condition except the matching fringe, which is missing two loops...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #173053 (stock #TRE08)
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Extremely fine antique hand-woven 2-sided silk tapestry purse, depicting a couple on one side and a lamb on the other. The pair of lovers are reclining in a pastoral setting, she in dishabille; they are pointing to a mirror she holds as he gazes into it. Another mirror (I think it’s a mirror!) lies in his lap; it looks broken! On the reverse, a lamb lies amid robes, next to a basket of flowers. The artistry, the coloration, the design, are all superb. Very good condition; there are repai...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #173047 (stock #TAA01)
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$165.00
Fine antique 2-sided tapestry wool purse. On the front: two lovers, she with a basket, wearing a cap; he with a guitar and red high heeled shoes! On the back: a pastoral scene, with tomb or monument amid flowers in the foreground, and a stream and house in the background. Edged in soft leather piping. Lined in cream silk, with change purse and mirror intact. Fine condition: leather edging is worn; lining is torn inside near clasp; slight soiling inside. 7 7/8” by 5 ¾”....
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #173044 (stock #BAU03)
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Rare microbeaded figural purse depicting an elaborate stylized pagoda scene, in autumn colors of browns, oranges, greens and cream. Frame features blue stone clasp. Fabulous condition: beadwork and tassel are intact. Taupe silk lining is shattered in a few spots. Measures 6” by 5”; tassel adds 2 ½”....
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1837 VR item #173043 (stock #TAU02)
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Beautiful silk knitted miser purse, circa 1820. Striped zigzag pattern in brown, green, red, cream and white, with silk tassel ends. Good condition; one small hole. Brass rings. Marked with museum catalog number (it came from a museum deaccession). Measures 18” from tassel to tassel....
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #173041 (stock #MMT04)
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Stunning “El-Sah” figural enamel mesh purse, circa the 1920’s, depicting two birds perched in the delicate branches of a tree. Everything is wonderful! The mesh is in perfect condition, the design worked out in blue and black on a white field. The frame is gorgeous, with marbled blue stones and applied tulips and sapphire glass-set clasp (front only). Finally, the purse is larger than usual! Chain handle may be a replacement. Measures 8” by 4 ½”. ...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1930 item #173038 (stock #T5714)
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Absolutely fabulous antique microbeaded purse, depicting a profusion of lilacs in purples, pinks and white. The purse features a lilac colored border, and lilac-tipped crystal fringe. The beading is perfect; lining is a rather crude replacement or white silk. Measures 10 ½” (including fringe) by 7 ¼”. ...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1910 item #173036 (stock #TAU01)
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Gorgeous turn of the century hand embroidered and stitched Chinese silk purse, with green bracelet handles. The satin stitch embroidery depicts a bird, standing amid what look like waves, surrounded by flowers; there are bats in the sky! The piece is stitched in pastel colors on black silks and attached to heavy bracelet handles (probably glass) by metallic thread loops. Lined in blue silk – it’s a beautiful piece. Very good condition; some soiling to lining. Measures 7 ½” square, ...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1910 item #173034 (stock #BBF03)
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Beautiful turn of the century cut steel beaded purse, in a gorgeous pastel abstract floral design. The purse is probably French, and features a plunge-and-pull-tab clasp and goldtone frame. Lovely original pink silk lining. Good condition; some bead loss (separation) under the hinges and at the top near the frame on one side; but seems stable. One side is brighter than the other. Measures 8 ¼” by 6 ¾”....