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A sterling chain mesh coin purse with a figural frame and three drop beads. It is attached to a chain and a clip set with a large pale amethyst. Length purse 3 1/2"; width 2".

A sterling chain mesh coin purse with a figural frame and three drop beads. It is attached to a chain and a clip set with a large pale amethyst. Length purse 3 1/2"; width 2".

1840s, Letitia Tyler's calling-card case

Whiting & Davis vintage purse! My favorite purse designers of the time;)

Nouveau framed and beaded purse c. 1920-1925

Blue and brown striped printed silk taffeta reticule (handbag) with bellows at bottom, decorated with sequins and blue ribbon strap, 1820's. This bag made of printed fabric was popular in the period. The clasp and the sequins are metallic, and metal balls are attached at the ends of the fastening ribbons. After the Revolution, dresses became slim and pockets that women had used for small articles disappeared. As a result, reticules, small bags hung by a cord or fine chains, became popular. Mo...

Gold and pearl pomander or musk ball probably belonging to Elizabeth I, English, 16th C. Found in the River Thames at Windsor. Because of the bad scents which accompanied Tudor England settings, pomanders or musk balls were part their lives. Usually, an orange (perhaps stuffed with cloves) was placed inside the ball to freshen the air with pleasant scents.

FRENCH DECO gold and silver colored cut steel beaded bag with an amber stone clasp accented with topaz-colored rhinestones

VICTORIAN French black velvet purse with cut steel brads and beads on tan suede design.

Metallic brocade "Juliet" cap with plastic pearl and green gem trim, 1928-29. Part of the costume worn by Marjorie Merriweather Post to the Everglades Ball on March 7, 1929.

Watch and chatelaine, by Hippolyte Téterger, French (Paris), ca. 1870-78. Gold, platinum, and diamonds.

Love the detail and craftsmanship of this beautiful piece.

Metal Mesh Purse w/Colored Stones Filagree Top

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