Vintage White Beaded Handbag, Floral Embroidery, 1950s Hong Kong Vintage White Beaded Handbag, Floral Embroidery, 1950s Hong Kong
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$ 65.00

Vintage White Beaded Handbag, Floral Embroidery, 1950s Hong Kong

The spring party handbag.
Approx. Size: 10” x 7” x 2” (25 x 18 x 5 cm), Strap 5" hang (12.7 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Hong Kong
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Exquisite beaded handbag with bright floral embroidery.  Intricate white beading on both sides and strap.  Floral embroidery in the middle of the front in tones of red, green, pink and brown.   Fold over gold metal top, covered in beading, clicks into place. One main compartment plus two small ones.  Gold metal hardware and scalloped beading on flap. Hand beaded in Hong Kong in the 1950s when the territory was the center of high quality beaded bags and jewelry.

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Vintage 1960s Two-Tone Faux Leather Handbag by Life Stride Vintage 1960s Two-Tone Faux Leather Handbag by Life Stride
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$ 32.00

Vintage 1960s Two-Tone Faux Leather Handbag by Life Stride

Sophisticated structured handbag

Approx. Size: 10.5" x 8"x 3" (26.67 x 20 x 7.5 cm) at base; 6" (15 cm) hang

Condition: Good, minor wear on back commensurate with age

Mark/Label: Life Stride

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Sophisticated two tone handbag in tan and cream faux leather. Two handles. Gold hardware and feet, snap close. One large compartment, one small pocket. Beautiful fabric lining.

 

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Open Weave Straw Sun Hat, Floppy Wide Brim, Hat Size 22 Open Weave Straw Sun Hat, Floppy Wide Brim, Hat Size 22
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$ 28.00

Open Weave Straw Sun Hat, Floppy Wide Brim, Hat Size 22

Perfect for your next beach weekend.
Approx. Hat Size: 7 (22") (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 16" (40.5 cm); Crown Height: 3" (8 cm); Width of Brim: 4.5" (11.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None
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Stylish wide brim sun hat. Floppy, open weave natural straw. Embellished with this hat with a flower, or your favorite brooch or summer scarf.  http://bit.ly/2Iemacv

 

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Natural Straw Hat, Dusty Pink Roses, Hat Size 23 Natural Straw Hat, Dusty Pink Roses, Hat Size 23
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$ 38.00

Natural Straw Hat, Dusty Pink Roses, Hat Size 23

Classic summer straw hat. Don't you love roses?
Approx. Hat Size: 23" (53 cm); Total Diameter: 14" (38 cm); Height of Crown: 4.5" (11.5 cm); Width of brim in front: 4" (10 cm) 
Condition:  Very Good
Mark/Label: None
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  • Lovely natural straw vintage hat with bohemian flair.
  • Wide, slightly upturned brim.
  • Cream crinoline band & bow.
  • Dusty pink roses on one side.

 

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Cream Dish Hat, Rhinestones, Vintage 1950s Cream Dish Hat, Rhinestones, Vintage 1950s
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Cream Dish Hat, Rhinestones, Vintage 1950s

Classic dish hat with rhinestone detail.
Approx. Hat Size: 21" (53 cm); Total Diameter: 12" (31 cm); Height: 2" (5 cm)  
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: None
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  • 1950s dish hat in cream linen.   
  • Large rhinestone ball on the side with a small velvet bow. 
  • Molded crown platform with a comb for a secure fit. 
  • The dish has was originated by Christian Dior in 1947 as part of his new look. 
  • The name dish hat comes from the flat round style. 
  • This hat size is flattering for almost everyone and can be worn straight or at a tilt.
  • Label size 22.

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$ 12.00

White Straw Macrame Backpack Handbag

Lightweight woven straw backpack style handbag.
Approx. Size: 18" x 13" diameter (46 x 33 cm)
Condition: Good. 
Label: None
One of kind - Get it before it's gone.
  • Fun macrame handbag.
  • Drawstring backpack style.
  • Open weave with white fabric lining.
  • White cord strap.
  • One large compartment.
 

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$ 25.00

Vintage Woven Handbag, White & Gold Leather by CEM

Fun leather handbag for spring and summer.
Approx. Size:  10" x 7.5" x 3.5" (25.5 x 19 x 9 cm); Hang: 7" (17.5 cm)
Condition: Moderate wear commensurate with age.
Label: CEM tag on the zipper and on lining
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  • Braided woven leather handbag in white and metallic gold.
  • Wide woven white leather strap.
  • Zipper close.
  • One main compartment plus smaller zip pocket.
  • Black fabric lining.

CEM was a line of handbags produced in the 1990s and early 2000s by Sasha Handbags.  Sasha is headquartered in New York City and has been in business for over 30 years.

 

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$ 25.00

1990s Liz Claiborne Tote Style Handbag

Authentic Liz Claiborne tote style handbag
Approx. Size: 17" x 12" 5"   (43 x 30.5 x 13 cm); 9" diameter handles (23 cm)
Condition: Good.  Two small spots on one side.  See the second photo
Mark/Label:  Liz Claiborne, made in Phillippines
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  • Fabric tote bag by Liz Claiborne.
  • Tan Leather trim.
  • Large wooden hoop handles.
  • tan & cream, round wood handles, snap close.
  • One large compartment, one small zipper.
  • 53.8% olefin; 46.2% cotton.

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$ 195.00

Rare Maud Hundley Needlepoint Handbag

A real find for handbag collectors.
Approx. Size: 8" x 10" x 3.” (20 x 25.5 x 7.5 cm), Strap .5" wide (1.25) ; 6" hang (15 cm).
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label:  Maud Hundley, Anchorage KY
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How did handbags by a woman from small-town Kentucky get to be a national sensation?  Her high-quality needlepoint work and beautiful designs.  This one is a lovely calla lily and floral design in pink, green, blue on a black needlepoint background.  The floral pattern is on both sides.  Faux tortoise shell chain. Unique locking closure.

Maud Hundley with her daughter Betty Carrico started their home workroom in 1947 in Anchorage, a suburb of Louisville Kentucky.  She got her start sewing for the Red Cross during WW II.  Customers picked both the design and the frame. Hundley's studio moved to Middletown, KY in the 1960s and closed after her death in 1985.

 

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$ 28.00

1950s Black & Silver Crochet Drawstring Purse, Wooden Beads

Be the fun girl at the party with this round crochet purse from the 1950s
Approx. Size: Bottom diameter: 7" (17.5 cm); 6" (15.25 cm) tall; 6" hang; metal tips: 2" (5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None
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Unique round vintage purse/handbag from the 1950s.  Knitted black fabric with silver stripes. Wide middle silver stripe is loaded with beads in red, gold and /green.  Fabric drawstrings with silver metal tips.  One large compartment.

 

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$ 26.00

1990s Baby Phat Goddess Handbag, Pink & Silver Lame

Fun early 90s handbag from Baby Phat

Approx. Size: 13" x 6" x 5"; (33 x 15 x 4 cm); 2" strap (12 cm); 9" hang (23 cm)

Condition: Minor wear commensurate with age. Vinyl lining has ink markings.

Mark/Label: Baby Phat Goddess

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Fun early 90s handbag from Baby Phat. Pink and silver lame with an oversized pink strap fashioned in the style of a belt with a large square silver buckle and silver studs. One compartment with pink acetate lining. Zipper close. 

 

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1960s Mod Owl Straw Handbag 1960s Mod Owl Straw Handbag
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$ 32.00

1960s Mod Owl Straw Handbag

This bag is such a hoot!  Playful tall straw handbag with a colorful owl sitting on a floral branch
Approx. Size:  13" x 14" x 3" (33 x 35.5 x 7.5 cm); 8" (20 cm) hang
Condition: Very good .
Mark/Label:  Patti Originals, Made in Philippines.
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Natural straw with raised owl decoration in orange, yellow, pink, blue and brown.  Brown piping on edges.  Wood button/loop close.  Double straw handles.  Fabric lining, 1 large compartment plus one small interior pocket. 

 

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$ 45.00

Mid-Century Brown Crochet Structured Box Handbag

Fun 1950s crochet handbag
Approx. Size: 9.5" x 4" x 3"  (24 x 10 x 7.5 cm)
Condition: Very good 
Mark/Label:  None
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Structured box bag with brown plastic handle.  Gold metal hardware and feet. Orange fabric lining.  One large compartment.

 

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$ 28.00

Patchwork Leopard Bucket Shoulder Bag

Fun gold vinyl patchwork bag.
Approx. Size: 13" x 11" x 4" (33 x 28 x 10 cm)
Strap is adjustable up to a 23" (58 cm) hang. Strap doubles as you make it smaller.
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: None
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Fabulous faux leather adjustable shoulder bag in a patchwork pattern of shiny gold, brown and leopard print. Drawstring close. One large compartment and one small zipper pouch. 

 

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$ 28.00

70s Cocktail Purse, Gray Leather, Gold Metal Chain

This vintage evening bag is in a beautiful tone of gray.
Approx. Size: 9" x6" (23 x 15 cm) ; 5" hang (12.5 cm)
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None
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1970s evening bag with gold metal chain in a beautiful tone of gray. Gold metal link chain strap. Round leather and gold medallion at metal snap closure. Gold metal hardware. Chain may be put inside to use as clutch. Black silk lining and one compartment. 

 

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$ 65.00

Vintage Peck Basket Handbag by Kleinert's

Fun 1960s handbag from a peck basket.
Approx. Size: Basket is 11" diameter and 7.5" high. Fabric topper adds another 12 inches. Ring handles are 5" in diameter.
Condition: Good, minor wear inside and on handles
Mark/Label: Kleinert's, K-7, style 5553; Box & Basket Factory
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If you like kitsch you can't get any better than this handbag. Peck basket with floral fabric topper in pink, orange, yellow, green & blue. Green dingle ball fringe trim. Two green ring handles. Gold painted dots around the middle. White vinyl lining. The peck basket was made by another company. Part of the name is blocked out. Kleinert's then converted it into a handbag.

Kleinert's was started in 1869 by Isaak Kleinert who invented the dress and garment shield. It was then known as I.B. Kleinert's Rubber Company and was headquartered in New York. The company went on to add many other rubberized products including the first shower curtains and swim caps. Kleinert's is still in business manufacturing many types of clothing shields and other antiperspirant products.
 

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$ 18.00

Vintage Straw Envelope Clutch with Seashells

She sells sea shells and keeps the money in her seashell clutch.
Approx. Size: 11"x  6" (28 x 20 x 15 cm), cord .5" wide; 16" hang (40.5cm
Condition:  Minor wear commensurate with age.
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Thin envelope clutch in natural straw.  Natural white seashells create the design.  White woven straw edging. Brown fabric lining, snap close.

 

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$ 65.00

1960s Needlepoint Handbag, Floral Design

A real find for handbag collectors.
Approx. Size: 8" x 12" x 3.5” (20 x 30.5 x 9 cm), Strap 6" hang (15 cm).
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: None
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This lovely 1960s needlepoint handbag has a fun backstory. Sent to us by a woman whose mother made the needlepoint design then had it made into a purse. The floral pattern is in tones of pink, yellow, green and blue. Nice large size.  Gold metal hardware, kiss closure and feet. Antique gold rope chain. Needlework is good and tight. One main compartment plus two pockets. Silk lining with ricrac trim.

 

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$ 48.00

1960s Straw Flower Handbag

Get your kitsch on with this fun, small summer bag. 
Approx. Size: 7" diameter (17.5 cm); 5.5" high (14 cm); 6" hang (15 cm).
Condition: Good, very minor wear.
Mark/Label: None
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Sensational round straw handbag loaded with woven straw flowers in pinks and blues with green straw leaves. Flowers cover all sides and lid. Straw rope handle. This purse is small with one compartment. Lid loop hoods around the wooden button. Totally 60s baby.
 

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Vintage Jolles Petit Point Purse, Floral Handbag Vintage Jolles Petit Point Purse, Floral Handbag
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$ 225.00

Vintage Jolles Petit Point Purse, Floral Handbag

A real find for handbag collectors.
Approx. Size: 8" x 4.5" x5” (20 x 11.5 x 12.5 cm), Strap 6" hang (15 cm)
Condition: Very good, mirror is discolored 
Mark/Label: Jolles Original
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Lovely floral petit point purse from famed handbag maker Jolles.  Rare complete set with coin purse, mirror and the original Jolles booklet with photos of the factory and artisans.  Text is in German.  One main compartment with two small pockets.  Gold silk lining.  Decorative openwork metal snap close, Gold metal chain.

Ida Jolles founded Jolles Original in Vienna in 1923. As a young housewife, Ida was asked by a cousin to get him needlepoint upholstered dining room chairs. But needlepoint was a dying art.  After some searching, Ida found the last remaining producer in Vienna, and ordered a set.  From there she created a luxury handbag brand. Famous for modernizing the art of petit and needlepoint, her purses sold in high end stores, and are collectors’ items today.  In an era when women did not lead businesses, she built a company that employed over 20,000 workers and controlled 90% of a global market. Ida Jolles passed away in the 1960s.  Her great granddaughter has recently relaunched the brand.

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$ 38.00

Magid 1960s Turquoise Straw Handbag

Fun summer straw bag.
Approx. Size: 10"x 8" x 6.5" (25.5 x 20 x 6.5 cm), cord .5" wide; 16" hang (40.5cm)
Condition:  Minor discoloration on small areas of the straw. Minor wear commensurate with age.
Mark/Label: Magid, made in Italy, Kiralfy's
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Turquoise straw open-top handbag with fold-over chain close.  Long braided blue strap with large wooden beads.  Gold metal folds over from the back through twist lock.   One large compartment plus a small zip pocket.  Cream fabric lining.

Magid is a manufacturer of handbags that started in 1916 and is still in business today. Kiralfy's was an upscale ladies store in Columbus Georgia.

 

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$ 55.00

1960s Mod Polka Dot Vintage Hat in Tan & Cream, Hat Size 20.5

Amazing 60s mod hat.
Approx. Hat Size: 20.5" (52 cm); Diameter: 10" (25 cm); Crown  Height: 5" (12.5)
Condition: Very good.
Mark/Label: Henry Pollack Felt
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  • Vintage 60s mod cream wool felt crown layered with tan polka dots.
  • The brim is also in tan.
  • Cream colored netting covers the crown.
  • A masterpiece of 60s design. I wish there was a maker's label. 

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1950s Cocktail Hat by Eva Mae, Black Horsehair & Faux Pearls, Hat Size 20 1950s Cocktail Hat by Eva Mae, Black Horsehair & Faux Pearls, Hat Size 20
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1950s Cocktail Hat by Eva Mae, Black Horsehair & Faux Pearls, Hat Size 20

Extraordinary black cocktail hat with alternating bands of sheer and opaque horsehair decorated with lovely pearls.
Approx. Hat Size: 20" (51 cm); Diameter: 9" (23 cm) ; Crown Height: 4" (10 cm)
Condition: Very good.
Mark/Label: Eva Mae, Hats of Distinction
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  • Mid Century cocktail hat.
  • Open and closed weave horsehair creating sheer and opaque layers.
  • Crown is molded and is festooned with cream faux pearls.
  • A rope braid circles the top.
  • This is an exquisite design.

Hair taken from the manes and tails of horses was widely used in millinery in the 19th Century to that 1910s.  It was used much less in later decades as synthetic horsehair became available.  Most 20th century hats, like this one, are made of synthetic horsehair, usually crinoline.

 

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Mary Frances Handbag, Chartreuse Lizard Print, Toucan, Floral Beading, Style #4929 Mary Frances Handbag, Chartreuse Lizard Print, Toucan, Floral Beading, Style #4929
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Mary Frances Handbag, Chartreuse Lizard Print, Toucan, Floral Beading, Style #4929

This is such a fun bag from Mary Frances
Approx. Size:  12"x 4.5" 2.5" (30.5 x 11.5 x 6 cm);  12" hang  (30.5 cm)   
Condition: Very good
Mark/Label: Mary Frances label & brass tag, Style #4929
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Bright chartreuse green lizard print leather handbag decorated with leather retro flower appliqué and a large beaded toucan with black tail feathers. Additional floral beading completes the design.  One large compartment. Black leather and gold chain strap. Floral snap closure.  Style #4929.

Mary Frances grew up being influenced by the vibrant spirit and excitement of the San Francisco Bay Area. For over two decades she has taken her vision and passion for fashion design and forged them into an international venture using artistic influences from around the globe.    Fans of the Mary Frances handbags are as varies as her handbags. These treasures are showing up on the arms of entertainers, artists, and renowned celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Aniston... and the list goes on. Mary Frances' whimsical designs famed for their collaboration between fabric, texture, unique materials, and colors have fueled her soaring popularity.

 

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