Lovely beaded white purse with floral needlepoint tapestry. It has red and yellow roses, little blue flowers and leaves completely surrounded completely by white seed beads. It has a spring-loaded top with gold-tone interior and a beaded rope handle.
The lining is white satin. There is one interior pocket with a label that reads "Hand Made in Hong Kong". It measures about 9" at the widest point and is 6 1/2" high, not including the handle.
The purse dates from about 1960. It looks like it has never (or rarely) been used, but there is a little faded spot on the lining and some very mild discoloration, which I think is caused by the fading of the lining behind the beads. Both issues are minor- please see the photos.
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