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151) Inventory # B00218
: PB USA Red Vinyl handbag
PB USA Red Vinyl handbag, transitions from an oval base measuring 8 x 3 1/2 inches to a narrow top rectangle measuring 8 x 1 inch. The black taffeta lined interior is divided down the center by a combined metal zip pocket and open pocket, contiguous with the gussets. The interior is in excellent condition. The metal frame shows some scratching and darkening, and close-up some dimpling of the vinyl is barely visible. Measures 8 x 3 1/2 x 8 inches.
Descriptors: 1950s, Handbag, PB USA, Red/Pink, Variety Handbags, Vinyl
152) Inventory # 990879
: Pearl-gray two tone vinyl bag
Pearl-gray two tone vinyl bag features stitched appliqué front detail. Fully lined in tan vinyl with one open and one metal zip pocket. There is minor scuffing on one back bottom corner and 2 or 3 very slightly worn edge spot, otherwise excellent condition. Measure 11 x 3 x 8 1/2".
Descriptors: 1950s, Black/Gray, Handbag, Variety Handbags, Vinyl
153) Inventory # F00009
: Pegi Paris Fittted Clutch w Compact
The release of Vincent Minnelli's "Kismet" in 1955 stimulated interest in Islamic design on fashion. The fabric of this stylish Pegi Paris fitted clutch is a prime example. The gold embellished printed cotton is framed at the top by a sparkling gold edge. A Rau F. Co. snap firmly closes the envelope flap and opens wide to a beige taffeta interior with a comb pocket behind the Pegi Paris mirror and a front pocket fitted for the unused matte finish gold compact with marked Pegi Paris puff and original sifter in its original padded wrapper. Pristine condition inside and out with minor aging to the mirror's edges. Measures 7 x 2 x 4".
Descriptors: 1950s, Clutch Bag, Compact/Cigarette Case, Compact/Cigarette Case, Fabric, Multicolor, Pegi Paris, Variety Handbags
154) Inventory # D00081
: Pert navy vinyl box bag
Pert navy vinyl box bag with white spectator style trim around the "U" shaped latch flap. The gold turnstyle latch opens to a fully lined navy taffeta interior. The inside of the lid carries a round beveled mirror. The bag's only flaw is at the rear of the lid flap where the vinyl has cracked from flexure over the decades. Cute as a bug. Measures 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches.
Descriptors: 1950s, Blue/Navy, Handbag, Variety Handbags, Vinyl
155) Inventory # A00692
: Petite evening bag c. 1900
Elegant and understated, this petite evening bag c. 1900 is a relic of a bygone era. The front silk faille panel is embellished with a floral sprig rendered in minute stitching. The marking on the interior is obscured by time, but indications of quality include minute detailing of the gold metal frame, beautiful and complex 14-inch handle and meticulous finish of the rose beige silk interior. Similar to a bag illustrated on page 244 of "Ladies Vintage Accessories" by Bruton. Excellent condition inside and out. Measures a petite 4 1/2 x 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches.
Descriptors: 1900, Black/Gray, Fabric, Handbag, Variety Handbags
156) Inventory # E00043
: Posh pink lace convertible clutch
This posh pink lace convertible clutch is ideal for your special occasion. Shiny pink satin glows through the white lace overlay. A smart gold chain handle folds out if you prefer a clutch. Excellent unused condition. Measures 8 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 5 inches.
Descriptors: 1960s, Clutch Bag, Fabric, Handbag, Red/Pink, Variety Handbags
157) Inventory # 970904
: Prestige navy faille w conical shape
Prestige navy faille bag in elegant conical shape with spherical, rhinestone embedded floral goldtone latch ornament! Fully lined in navy satin which has developed a pinkish blush around the edges often seen in vintage lining fabrics. Single open interior pocket features a lipstick sleeve. A slight abrasion on one side, barely visible. Double corded fabric handle shows some fabric wear at each end from rubbing against the metal hardware, but the center of the handle is pristine. Includes matching coin purse and mirror in fitted envelope case. Measures 4 1/2 x 9 x 7 1/4".
Descriptors: 1950s, Blue/Navy, Fabric, Handbag, Prestige, Variety Handbags
158) Inventory # E00048
: Pristine Brocade 3-Way Clutch
Pristine and versatile, this clutch is 3 bags in one. The unusual brocade is actually a reversible panel that attaches onto the black faille body with snaps under the tabs front and back. The reverse side is shiny black vinyl. The bag appears unused and is flawless condition. It is unsigned, but very well made. The eggshell textured vinyl lining is perhaps not up to the quality of the rest of the bag, but it’s spotless. Measures 10 x 6 ½ x 2”.
Descriptors: 1950s, Black/Gray, Fabric, Multicolor, Variety Handbags
159) Inventory # 970646
: Rare handmade Nantucket Lightship Basket
Rare handmade Nantucket Lightship Basket with scrimshaw fittings, closure peg and signed scrimshaw panel. Similar bag Illustrated on pg. 129 of "A Century of Handbags" by Dooner. Excellent condition. Measures 6x7x9 inches.
Descriptors: 1960s, Brown/Earth Tones, Variety Handbags, Wood
160) Inventory # C00276
: Red, white and blue barrel bag
This slightly smaller version of the red, white and blue barrel bag carries no maker's mark. The interior is fully lined in spotless black faille. The gusset mounted metal zip pocket that divides the interior has a large open pocket on one side. The condition is excellent with only slight wear to the lacquer on the metal frame and two pinpoint dark spots near bottom hinge. Measures 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches.
Descriptors: 1960s, Handbag, Red, White & Blue, Variety Handbags, Vinyl