Beautiful, antique, stingray leather, belt purse / clutch. Front of purse is made of stingray leather, with soft, light brown or tan leather on the sides and back.
Manufactured in the 1920's-1930's, and often called a "Loop Purse" or "Dance Purse", this clutch handbag has a loop or handle on the back so ladies could attach it to their dress sash or belt, and would have their hands free to dance!
Gold tone / Brass clasp is covered with stingray leather and lifts to open this small bag. The main pocket is divided by a center pocket or coin purse attached to purse frame with gold tone / brass rods. Center purse closes with kiss lock clasp. One slip pocket with original, matching pocket mirror. Interior of purse and back of mirror lined with satin material.
Purse is in very good condition overall, with expected wear for a pre-owned, antique purse. Leather is worn on the corners of the metal frame, more on the front corners. Please see pictures for more detail. No other rips or tears noted on exterior or interior of bag. Satin lining has some mild staining consistent with age.
Length - 8-1/2" at widest point
6-1/2" across bottom
7" across top
Height - 5-3/4"
Loop opening measures about 4"
This is a truly unique, quality made, vintage purse!
PLEASE SEE PHOTOS FOR MORE DETAILS, AND MESSAGE ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS.
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We will ship your Item(s) within 5 business days of completing the purchase. All domestic packages will be fully insured against damage or loss. Please note that insurance is not available for most countries outside of the United States. I am not responsible for any additional fees, customs, etc, that you may incur for shipping outside of the U.S..
Packaging - We use a combination of bubble wrap, biodegradable peanuts, recycled items such as boxes, newspaper, and various other materials, whenever possible.
We are happy to COMBINE SHIPPING on multiple items. Please message me if you would like to combine shipping prior to your purchase. Otherwise, excessive shipping overage will happily be refunded back to your account automatically within a 7 days of shipping the items.
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
If you are unhappy with your purchase for any reason, you may return the item for a full refund within 30 days, less shipping costs, and a 15% re-stocking fee. If you receive a damaged item, you must message me within 48 hours, so that I can file an insurance claim on your behalf to re-coup loss for you . If you feel that the item which you purchased does not match the description in the listing, contact me as soon as you receive it, and I will do my best to work it out with you. 100% Customer Satisfaction is always our goal...,.