Pierre Cardin Silver and Gold Metal Patent Leather Bag. Space Age. 1960's.

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Fantastic early Pierre Cardin white patent leather bag with alternating rectangles of textured and glossy, silver and gold, metal pieces. Each metal rectangle is carefully riveted to the front with tiny delicate studs. So on trend! Think Paco Rabanne heavy hardware refined by Cardin's elegant couture aesthetic. This Space Age beauty drops from the shoulder on a gilt metal chain. Silk Lined. Signed: Pierre Cardin Paris. Size: 6.5 inches wide. 6.5 inches tall. 19.5 inches total drop including chain. 1 inch deep. The exterior condition is excellent aside from a few faint scratches on some of the glossy metal rectangles. These are not visible when worn.The textured rectangles are pristine. This bag is really hard to photograph because it is super shiny; so ignore any streaks or darkened areas you see in the pics. These are just reflections. It appears this bag was rarely used but there are a few small marks on the satin interior shown in photo 8. A simply iconic piece of Space Age Couture!

Details

  • Designer
    Pierre Cardin
  • Brand
    Pierre Cardin
  • In the Style Of
    space age
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Period
    1960-1969
  • Material Notes
    Leather
  • Condition
    Excellent. Some faint scratches on glossy metal pieces. Tiny marks on top corner of silk lining..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    6.5 in. H x 6.5 in. W x 1 in. D x 19.5 in. L
    17 cm H x 17 cm W x 3 cm D x 50 cm L
  • Length
    19.5 in. (50 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Santa Barbara, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU7363099873
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Located in Santa Barbara, CA

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