Japanese Meiji era Tobacco Purse

Japanese Meiji era Tobacco Purse

Japanese Meiji era tobacco purse with ivory and silver manju. Silver dragon clasp. Purse is beaded. C.1880. from the collection of Arlene...
Japanese Meiji era Tobacco Purse

Japanese Meiji era Tobacco Purse

Japanese Meiji era tobacco purse, with brass dragon clasp. Brass and ivory manju. The purse is embroidered with a knotted technique. Date c. 1880. from the collection of Arlene...
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...
Rare Micro Petit Point Winter/Summer

Rare Micro Petit Point Winter/Summer

Type: Micro Petit Point Designer/Maker: Maria Stransky Date/Era: 1940-1950 It is a petit point purse from Maria Stransky made in 40 shades of grey with black. In the front a summer scene and on the back a winter scene. Leather lining. Very hard to make in only shades...
Celluloid Grasshoppers Purse

Celluloid Grasshoppers Purse

Type: Celluloid and cloth purse Material(s): Celluloid purse and rayon fabric bag Designer/Maker: Unknown Markings: None Origin: Unknown Date or Era: 1920s Description:  While the frame is from the 1920s, the cloth bag is from later. The fabric is rayon and the...