Vintage 1960’s original Caro-Nan handled wooden basket weave purse straight from the 1960’s fashion world. This vintage Caro-Nan purse features hand painted mushroom decorations on the top of the lid and the front side panel. They were all signed on the inside and also featured the name of the town or shop in which they were originally sold. This one is rare in that it is signed on the outside and on the inside of the purse. These vintage purses were all hand-made in Jackson, Mississippi by Caro-Nan aka. Carolyn McDaniel and Nancy Steele. The purse also features a brown & white check cloth material liner, a stitched leather strip as trim around the top edge and felt material outside bottom. This vintage Caro-Nan purse is in excellent condition with some minor wear to the felt outside bottom and some minor loss of weave material on the side (see pictures). It measures 10 ½” x 6 ½” x 5 ½”.
Vintage 1960’s Original Caro-Nan Handled Wooden Basket Purse