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Rare Rug Motif Beaded Purse c1920


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Apparel: Pre 1930: Item # 659546

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Leslie Antiques Ltd.
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A beautiful, elegant, and rare carpet motif micro beaded purse. The rarity of the purse comes from the use of an open field in a cream white with representations of four flasks. The field is surrounded by a triple guard (borders) of extremely detailed and intricate flower representations. Finely done carpet motif purses, as this is, are known to use beads of the smallest size, often far smaller than figural or scenic purses. The frame and chain are 800 silver.

The purse is 7 3/4 inches long (including the 1 1/2 inch fringe), and 6 1/4 inches wide, and has no flaws or condition problems at all.