Vintage 1940s 50s Purse Tiny Black Seed Bead Abstract Designs Mother of Pearl Trim Evening Bag German Art Deco Rockabilly


Adorable vintage 1940s / 50s purse, found in Germany. Made of hundreds of tiny black glass seed beads in raised abstract leaf patterns over a fabric base. Goldtone metal frame with shiny small rectangular mother of pearl tiles on one side of top front. Handle made of bead covered fabric. Lined with luminous black satin, small open pocket on one side. In good pre-owned vintage condition, seems barely used. A bit of age/tarnish on back of clasp and left side of the mother of pearl tiles was reglued. ***Photos taken with and without flash - some lightened to show detail***
Body of purse 6.5 x 8 inches
Handle height 4.5 inches
Depth depends on how full it is

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