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Antique Petit Point & Hand Embroidered Purses
Victorian Stitched Figurals, Scenics and Florals
Vintage Fabric, Needlepoint  & French Tapestry Handbags

Micro Petit Point Made in Vienna Austria, France and Germany
Designers: Walborg, Maria Stransky, Wiener, Jolles, Michel Swiss
Enamel, Mother-of-Pearl and Marcasite Embellished Frames

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Walborg 1940 1950 scenic micro petit point purse 

Exquisite Walborg Scenic and Figural Micro Petit Point Handbag

Stunning petit point purse, hand made micro needlework with a
count of 40 stitches to the inch, 1600 stitches to the square inch,
coming from the 1940's - 1950's era of gorgeous evening purses,
exhibiting an intricate and colorful outdoor figural terraced scene,
plain brushed gold tone frame is bright and shining with fancy clasp,
professionally cleaned, satin lining, dual pockets and a Walborg label,
no splits, tears or nasty wear to the stitches, little signs of aging,
click the photo and review more details of this outstanding purse.

Item  2-913 B                   $445.00    Now $385.00         Place Order via Email

Vintage hand embroidered evening clutch purse with Degas ballerinas 

Vintage 1940 - 1950's hand embroidered evening purse with ballerinas 

Totally Exquisite Mid Century Hand Embroidered Evening Clutch Purse

Here we go again, another one-of-a kind hand embroidered evening purse,
this time in the form of a hand held clutch, approximately dating to the
1940 - 1950's era, at least that is my best estimate based on it's style,
100% hand silk embroidered in the beloved satin or damask stitch,
depicting Degas ballerinas from his 1875 work titled "Ballet Rehearsal",
intricate fine silk stitches in amazing color and abstract designs,
<<< photos show both front and back sides having artistic variations,
impeccable condition, professionally cleaned, appears never carried,
interior silky lining is pristine, spotless, having multiple compartments,
every aspect is a work of art just like the original pastels on canvas,
well sized for evening accessories only but adequately roomy,
don't let this one escape you, could there be another in existence,
properly kept, near flawless condition with wee, if any, signs of aging,
superb and discriminating example  of hand worked silk embroidery,
a true treasure, any collector should be thrilled to acquire this rarity,
please look further by clicking the photo to review all the details.

Item  4- 610 F             This item is sold, sorry no longer available         Place Order via Email

Aubusson tapestry evening purse hand woven in France 

Impeccably Perfect French Aubusson Hand Woven Tapestry Purse

From the French Bag Shop comes this pristine floral Aubusson purse,
a hand woven fine silk tapestry evening handbag, made in France during
the early 1900's era and in exquisitely well preserved condition,
divine florals are crisp in colors all on a jet black backgrounds,
brass embossed frame, push in clasp and chain handle are sound,
original untouched pink ribbed faille interior lining boasts
dual side pockets, a separate comb slot and appropriate label,
obviously in unused condition, quiet the marvelous little treasure,
click on the photo, don't miss all the details about this little gem.

Item  4-78 B           This item is sold, sorry no longer available          Place Order via Email

Walborg vintage 1950 petit point evening purse 

Lovely 1950 Walborg Figural Scenic Petit Point Evening Purse

Attractive hand stitched micro petit point scenic handbag,
likely made in France during the approx. 1950 era for Walborg,
approx. 32 stitches to the inch or over 1000 to the square inch,
jet black background with intricate rose floral border designs,
pretty gold tone frame with kissing clasp tipped in emerald stones,
professionally and thoroughly cleaned, fine quality satin lining with
the Walborg label, pocket, make-up mirror and satin change purse,
no wears or tears, looks fabulous, was cared for and preserved,
please click on the photo for more details and pictures.

Item  5-317 C              On Lay-a-way          Place Order via Email

Large vintage petit point purse sterling lavender roses and French beaded frame 

Fine-Looking 1940's Petit Point Evening Purse with Lavender Roses

This larger hand made petit point purse is on a French beaded frame,
all hand stitched with 32 stitches to the inch or over 1000 to the sq. in.,
ivory background is heavily infused with a stunning arrangement to
include radiant sterling lavender roses and an abundance of florals,
golden frame and clasp are well beaded, interior signed made in France,
fantastic colors are crisp and this purse has been professionally cleaned,
ivory satin lining has dual pockets, make-up mirror and change purse,
wonderful vintage condition, small signs of age, no serious issues,
click on the photos and take a closer look at this magnificent beauty.

Item  2-514 B                           $385.00    Now $325.00         Place Order via Email

Vintage 1940 Italian micro petit point purse with petit point frame

Vintage 1930 - 1940 Micro Petit Point Evening Purse, Made in Italy

This fine fashion accessory has all the characteristics of an Italian made purse,
the dynamic infusion of color and flowers are marvelous and perfectly executed,
unlabeled but interior lining is constructed as the Italian purses were,
gold tone frame with petit point accents is an additional Italian feature,
professionally cleaned but does have a few faint discolorations,
no wears, tears, missing stitches or fading of the colors, it's a charming and
beautiful purse for the lady that prefers a smaller evening handbag,
click photo for more details and see how really lovely this purse is.

Item  1-128 E              This item is sold, sorry no longer available         Place Order via Email

Vintage 1950 micro petit point floral purse with lavender roses 

Vintage 1950's Micro Petit Point Floral Evening Handbag

Charming vintage petit point floral purse from the 1950 era,
made with 35 stitches to the inch or 1200 to the square inch,
all-over design with rich and radiant tones, a full array of flowers
highlighted with sterling lavender roses, all professionally cleaned,
off white background has soft vintage look, jet black perimeter border,
bright golden frame has fancy ribbon accent and kissing clasp,
all fabric is secure to the frame, black interior shows gentle usage,
very nice vintage condition, click photo to see more details.

Item  7-728 C                This item is sold, sorry no longer available         Place Order via Email

Figural children scenic micro petit point box style purse ca. 1930

Totally Interesting and Rare Scenic Micro Petit Point Box Style Handbag

These boxy style purses were hand made in Austria around the 1930's,
these purses are so rarely seen that I'm sure not many were created,
this micro petit point scene depicts 6 children and two animals under a tree,
the tiny minute stitches are amazing and the depth of color is endless,
this purse was used and loved but has maintained it's structural integrity,
this purse suffers no serious distress or damages and it has been cleaned,
solid brassy frame is nearly completely covered in fine micro petit point,
a treasure to be admired and preserved, click the photo for more details.

Item  0-1029 E                This item is sold, sorry no longer available       Place Order via Email

Vintage 1930 1940 monochrome petit point figural scenic purse 

Vintage 1940 Monochrome Figural Scenic Petit Point Evening Handbag

Hard to find monochrome petit point purse is finished in the gray tones,
hand made, over 1000 stitches to the sq. in. with ivory background,
figural outdoor scene has ladies, gentleman, swan and architecture,
rose and floral borders, stitching is in fine, undamaged condition,
professionally cleaned, some age related discolor on the outer band,
brushed silver toned frame, gray silk lining, dual pockets, change purse,
click on the photo and review lots more details about this vintage beauty.

Item  3-228 E                   $385.00    Now $295.00          Place Order via Email

Vintage needlepoint purse 1960 Maud Hundley 

Vintage 1960 Designer Needlepoint Purse by Artist Maud Hundley

An elegant "little" beauty, hand made by needle worker Maud Hundley,
crisp and colorful roses and florals are set against an ivory background,
stitched onto a wonderful French enameled brassy metal purse frame,
beautifully hand made, wee signs of age or wear, extra fine condition,
interior is beautifully lined with dual pockets and designer label,
professionally cleaned, for the girl that prefers to carries less,
please click on the photo to review more about this creative purse.

Item  5-122 A              $265.00    Now $ 225.00          Place Order via Email

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