very rare 1960's CHANEL black jersey '2.55' quilted black

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Very rare classic black wool jersey quilted '2.55' bag with gilt hardware from Chanel dating to the 1960's. Bag measures approximately 10" by 6". Made in France. Very good condition. The exterior is in excellent condition it was recently cleaned by Chanel. There is however some light soiling to lining where cleaning was not attempted). This bag can be seen on page 109 of Valerie Steele's Handbags: A Lexicon of Style.
Details
Designer
Chanel
Place of Origin
France
Period
1950-1959
Condition
Good. Very good (outside is in excellent condition. There is some soiling to the lining.).
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
6 in. H x 10 in. W
15 cm H x 25 cm W
Marked Size
10" by 6" (US)
Dealer Location
San Francisco, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
AU121127811902
About The Seller
Jennifer Kobrin
(415) 870-8750
1stdibs Dealer since 2009 Located in San Francisco, CA