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Opulent Gilt Metal Clam Shell Evening Bag Made in Italy c 1970


Opulent gilt metal clam shell evening bag Made in Italy c 1970 The exotic evening bag is designed in the shape of a clam shell The versatile design transitions from a chic clutch by placing the sinuous gilt chain strap in the interior Converts to a stylish shoulder bag carried with the chain strap The interior is lined brown felt & labeled: Made in Italy The ornate evening bag makes a striking accessory


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