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Lilac Beaded Evening Bag with Caviar Beadwork circa 1950



Lilac sequins are sewn in a circular pattern on to to liac silk crepe. This is then rebeaded with loops of caviar beads in shades of lilac to pale pink in a floral or grape cluster motif. The bag has a wide beaded top handle, and a hinged opening. It is lined in lilac silk and has four slip pockets, a silk backed mirror and a matching silk change purse inside. It is in excellent condition. Measurements; Height 6.5" with strap 13" Width 8.5" Depth 3"


  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.5 in. (16.51 cm)Width: 8.5 in. (21.59 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    New Hope, PA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU476811542

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