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Vintage 1940s Black Handbag with Brass Clasp SOLD

Vintage 1940s Black Handbag with Brass Clasp SOLD

Product Code: VB34
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Detail: Wonderfully unique 1940s vintage hand bag. Superior quality. One main compartments inside with small side pockets. Brass frame and champagne satin lining. Apart from the amazing condition of this bag, the most striking feature is the quirky brass clasp...

Period: Mid 1940s

Colour: Black

Material: Synthetic Leather, Brass and Satin

Origin: United Kingdom

Size: Height 7.5 (13.5 including handle). Length 9 at widest point. Width 2.5 at the widest point (inches). Size Conversion Chart

Condition: Near Perfect. Vintage Condition Guide

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1940s: The first half of the decade was dominated by WWII . Styles echoed military uniforms and was almost utilitarian. Fabrics were rationed in the UK and thus simple designs dominated fashion during this time, with an emphasis on beautiful tailoring. Post-war, fashion came back with a bang. In 1947, Dior launched his 'The New look' collection; perhaps the most controversial fashion statement made to date. It proposed absolute femininity and extravagance at a time that was still recovering from a period of limitation, yet the new-look demolished pre 1947 styles over night. Billowing skirts, narrow waists, padded hips and rounded shoulders changed fashion in a moment and has influenced it ever since.

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