Channel-quilted in a chevron pattern, this lovely 1950s black silk satin evening purse has double rouleaux handles and a pavé-set rhinestone clasp.
Underneath the flap are two compartments, one open and one underneath a second flap that folds over but has no securing device.
The open compartment is lined with sidewall pockets: A divided open pocket on one side, and a zipper pocket and three-part open pocket on the other (with a lipstick-sized pocket between two larger ones. All the sidewall pockets are expandable and have topstitching to structure and strengthen them.
This beautifully made purse is entirely lined in black satin. No labels or maker's mark of any kind.
Measurements are 6.5" x 10" x 1", with 16" handles.
Item ID: aam2i