Plastic Wire Cord Crochet Purse, Woven Red and Tan Handbag, 1940's Purse, Cording Purse


This is a beautiful, vintage, 1940's, plastic wire, crochet / woven purse. Body of purse is red, plastic cord with tan plastic wire on the sides and red and tan striped trim. Fold over flap tucks into strap on front of purse. Two handles are attached to front and back of the body of the purse. Inside is lined with satin fabric. There is no tag or label noted.

In the early 1940's, during WWII, metal and leather were reserved for the war effort so different, sometimes unusual materials were used to make purses. This handbag has no metal snaps, clasps or hardware and is made entirely of plastic with fabric lining.

Approximate Measurements:
Length - 9"
Width - 1" however, sides are folded in and can open to about 2"
Height - 8"

Purse is in very good, vintage, previously owned condition. No rips, tears, or stains noted on exterior or interior of bag.

This is a very unique, one of a kind, vintage handbag!



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Packaging - We use a combination of bubble wrap, biodegradable peanuts, recycled items such as boxes, newspaper, and various other materials, whenever possible.

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Returns and exchange details

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...,.

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