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Rare 1950's Morris Moscowitz Beige Leather Purse - Bakelite Hardware


Presented here is a beautiful purse produced by Morris Moscowitz Co. The bag is from the 1950's. The purse has beige leather on the exterior of the bag with curved interlocking lined stitching on the exterior of the bag. The bag is entirely lined with beige cream fabric. The purse has three main compartments of the bag. The middle compartment of the purse has one zippered pocket and one non-zippered pocket. The other two compartments do not have any additional pockets. The bag is comprised of a tortoise shell colored bakelite chained handle. The bakelite handle is composed from two bakelite chains for a top handle to the small purse. The center compartment of the purse snaps closed with a burnt orange / red bakelite snap closure. Beautiful craftsmanship. The interior of the bag is signed with the signature 'MM' which was the iconic 'Morris Moscowitz' moniker. The bag is a great evening bag that has enough room for essentials for a night out. The bag is clean throughout and the bag is still in excellent condition given its age. A magnificent piece of fashion history that is a fine addition to any collection. Dimensions: Length of Bag: 8.5 inches Height of Bag: 5.5 inches Depth of Bag: 2.25 inches Length of Chain Handle: 14 inches


  • Designer
    Morris Moscowitz
  • Brand
    Morris Moscowitz
  • Place of origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Dimensions

    H 5.5 in. x D 2.25 in. x L 8.5 in.

    H 13.97 cm x D 5.72 cm x L 21.59 cm

  • Length
    8.5 in. (21.59 cm)
  • Seller location
    Boca Raton, FL
  • Reference number

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