From the early 1960s, this spectacular Framed Beaded Evening Bag by DeLill is truly unique. This extremely rare DeLill Caviar and Fluted Reed Beaded treasure was handmade in Hong Kong and exemplifies the best of them. This DeLill was made with no compromise on the quality and when you have this gem in your hands, it will be immediately evident of that fact.
At the time when the Hong Kong beaded handbag makers were contracted by DeLill Creations, the artisans were well known for their exquisite painstaking craftsmanship, superb quality, and fully detailed. This is an extremely high quality, elegant handbag.
DeLill, founded in 1941 by the husband and wife team, Desire and Lilly Rotkel in New York City. Their company, DeLill and later; DeLill Creations made some of the finest handbags of the time. This gorgeous DeLill is truly unique and it is in pristine condition. It is also from a private collection.
When you first hold this DeLill, you feel the sheer weight and the form. Then you see the bead arrangement as it is like fireworks in the midnight sky. The Black Caviar beads have the Fluted Reed beads in an intricate pattern. Every bead is in place. An arrangement such as this DeLill took many months to complete.
Twist the kiss-lock to see a pristine, Black satin lining with a single slip pocket. No odors of age and no stains of any kind as an Evening bag of this quality should be. The carefully stitched tag is present.
Then you notice the handmade frame. It is not one of those stamped frames found on lesser bags. This frame is gold-plated and was made of individual solid pieces showcasing two, intricate, latticework panels. Polished to Golden perfection, the frame is crowned by two shimmering rhinestones reflecting all colors of the spectrum. Absolutely beautiful, indeed. The Herringbone chain shines with brilliance and has no kinks and allows you to slip your forearm to carry if desired. The frame closes smoothly and has no looseness.
The beads are set on a heavy, Black fabric which gives this DeLill so much form, it can sit upright on its bottom. A genuine collectible that is perfect to display
The pictures simply cannot capture the sheer beauty of this DeLill. You must see it in the real and you will smile when you do.
A rare DeLill Evening Bag that you must see to appreciate. It will bring many compliments.
The dimensions are: 7”L x 6 “H x 2“D and the chain affords a 6” drop.
As always, this fine DeLill will come to you shipped with the utmost care via USPS Priority Mail or your choice of shippers indicated with insurance. Never a handling charge, just the exact shipping to your zip code. I ship all over the world and will gladly combine shipping on multiple purchases.
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This DeLill is a rare treasure you will adore in your collection.
1960's DeLill Caviar Beaded Evening Bag
$185 $264 SALE