Charming Purse Chatelaine with Glass Beads ca. 1860
This purse has a wonderful hexagonal shape, repousse brass frame, chain and chatelaine. The motifs are intricate, the glass beads embroidery fine. The motifs are on both sides similar, the colors of the embroidered flowers different.
This is an amazing item, an add to any collection.
The condition is very good, just one or two beads missing to the lower part (edge). The frame and the chatelaine are also a wonderful work with a magnificent age patina. Insides good condition, it is lined with suede. The push button mechanism works well.
The purse measures 3.4 inches in width and 3.6 inches in height, hanging not considered.