Vintage Carlos Falchi Navy Purse Handbag with Double Shoulder Straps
Vintage 1980s Carlos Falchi hand bag with double leather shoulder straps. This purse is dyed buffalo leather. The interior is vinyl and there is an inside zipper pocket. The top closure is 2 magnetic snaps. Made in America, it is in excellent condition, vintage or not. It has the signature patchwork emblems. There is a Carlos Falchi label sewn under the zipper of the inside pocket. The purse is not huge but I was able to put everything I needed into it including a paperback book. It wears amazingly well.
Empty, the bag measures approximately 18" wide (at the bottom) X 12".high; At the top it is approximately 12” wide Weight – approximately 1.5 pounds
The Brazilian-born handbag designer is renowned for his luxurious designs in exotic skins including embossed python, embossed alligator and caiman. The handbags were sewn by hand in New York City. Mr. Falchi's handbags are highly collectable and never go out of style. His bags are carried at Saks Fifth Avenue and Henri Bendel, among others. Several of his designs are in the permanent collection of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.