Original Vintage: Black Clutch Bag with Integral Purse.
Dating from 1900s – 1920s
Height 4 ¾” (12 cm)
Width: 10 ½” (26.5 cm)
Depth ¾” (2 cm)
Closure brass popper clip
Made of: The case is made of a leather look textured fabric and lined in a heavy beige moiré fabric, with a pocket at the front with a flap, a gusseted pocket and a further flat pocket at the back, there is also an integral little brass clipped coin purse in the centre of the bag, and a vanity mirror. At the back of the bag is a further open pocket to store items in that you require a quick access to it really is an early organizer purse, it even has a glove strap to ensure you can hold onto it. Amazing to think how old this piece is.
Vintage Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition: Slight wear to corners age patina to the metal clip, and the beige lining has age marks and stains and the mirror is coming away from where it was originally attached.
Vintage items are not new they date back to a particular era, some have survived in amazing condition, while others may show some signs of age, but we feel they still deserve to make it into our collection. Therefore, we have listed our items into three Conditions:
- Excellent Vintage Condition: Means the item is in great shape for its age. (Most of our stock will fall into this category)
1900s Clutch Purse
Leather cleaner and soft cloth