Micro Beaded Figural

Micro Beaded Figural

Micro beaded figural purse, from the collection of Kim Stonecipher. This purse was by Julius Frankl. Design description is from Sabina Schurenberg: The man is holding a stick decorated with flowers (roses).  This kind of stick indicates that the man is coming on...
Stunning Silk Stitch

Stunning Silk Stitch

French c.1920’s silk stitched purse with an enameled frame. The design is atypical for a silk stitched purse. It depicts 18th century French farm scenes instead of the more usual scene of a courting couple. Both sides are different and the designs are highly...
Celluloid Frame – Peacocks

Celluloid Frame – Peacocks

C. 1920’s French celluloid framed purse with rare, three dimensional peacock figures with solid bodies, leaves and berries. The  peacocks are nicely detailed. The bag is made from black silk and is original to the purse. Collection of Paula...
French Carved Celluloid Purse

French Carved Celluloid Purse

c.late 1920's French carved celluloid purse set against brown  velvet. The scene is done in black outline, featuring an 18th century couple  and a landscape scene with a statue, trees and a folly (building). The back  of the purse is brown leather with...
Micro Beaded Figural Lorelei

Micro Beaded Figural Lorelei

Type: Micro Beaded on Jeweled Frame Material(s): Beads Designer/Maker: Unknown Markings: none Date or Era: 1920's Dimensions:  8-1/2 x 14-1/4 Description:  Larger size, this likely started out as a reticule or drawstring.  Along the way a jeweled frame was added.  The...