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Art Deco Buttercream Grid Vinyl Dance Clutch with Carved Bakelite Clasp, 1930s



From its buttery color to its Moderne grooved surface to its exquisite carved Bakelite clasp, this day or evening clutch is a statement accessory that speaks volumes in style. Pairs beautifully with our stack of butterscotch carved Bakelite bangles, sold separately. Flat clutch purse with geometrically-machined grooved surface and carved Bakelite top clasp. Two interior compartments divided by a top snapping coin purse that spans the full width of the interior; side pocket and acetate hand loop on reverse. Fully lined in beige acetate. Original pocket mirror (still wrapped in waxed paper) included. material: grooved vinyl, Bakelite, brushed brasstone hardware, Bakelite noteworthy: clean with damp cloth repairs: re-glued vinyl exterior to cardboard frame where separated condition: good with above repairs, gentle surface wear and age-appropriate glue discoloration along edges measurements: width: 8” height: 5 ¾” depth: ½” mouth: opens to 6” carved clasp: 4 ¼” wide x ½” tall mirror: 3” tall x 2” wide label: Park Lane


  • Designer
    Park Lane
  • Brand
    Park Lane
  • Dimensions
    Height: 5.75 in (14.61 cm)Width: 8 in (20.32 cm)Depth: 0.5 in (1.27 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Altered (not by designer). Re-glued vinyl trim to backing where separated; age-appropriate glue discoloration along edges and very gentle surface wear.
  • Seller Location
    Tucson, AZ
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 0813.21.0051stDibs: LU864313729552

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