Detail: Simply gorgeous 1930s evening bag, in black leather, chrome band and suede trim. An unusual design. Inner compartment is accessed via envelope flap. Interior consists of one large compartment with several small side pockets for lipstick and mirror; also an integral coin purse framed with spotted print. Lined in taupe satin fabric. Stunning condition for a bag that is over 70 years old.
Colour: Black & Silver
Material: Leather, Suede, Metal
Size: Height 7.5 (9.5 with handle). Length 9. Width 1.5 (inches). Size Conversion Chart
Condition: Excellent. Vintage Condition Guide
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1930s: Economic depression gave way to a longer, leaner and more figure-hugging silhouette which defined the waist, accentuated the shoulders and narrowed the hips. A style emerged that was understated and sophisticated. Suits became fashionable by the mid 30s with square, crisply tailored structures and tiny waists.