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Micro Petit Point Made in Vienna Austria, France and Germany
Designers: Walborg, Maria Stransky, Wiener, Jolles, Michel Swiss
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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             This item is sold, sorry no longer available         Place Order via Email

Rare figural scenic petit point purse French jeweled frame 

Totally Spectacular Vintage Petit Point Figural Scenic Purse

Here we go again, another one-of-a kind pristine vintage purse,
from a time when embroiderers were skilled masters of the art,
an incredibly fine and well detailed micro petit point silk purse,
a figural scenic beauty from the earlier half of the 1900's era,
untouched, on an amethyst jeweled French hallmarked frame,
don't let this one escape you, could there be another in existence?
a superb treasure for the discriminating buyer of hand embroidery,
please look further by clicking the photo to review all the details.

Item  7-PP17             This item is sold, sorry no longer available           Place Order via Email

Vintage Tambour embroidered purse 1930 French hand stitched 

Rare All Over Tambour Embroidered French Evening Handbag

Oh my, it's nearly impossible to find these purse in this condition,
first time I have found one to offer that meets my picky criteria,
100% Tambour hand embroidered in the Point de Beauvais stitch,
made in France during the 1920 - 1930 era of exquisite purses,
embroidery is on a jet black thin silk background with minimal wear,
color palette is unique with earthy tones, very exotic presentation,
brassy golden embossed frame, nice original interior satin lining,
a gem for sure, click on the photo to review the details and photos.

Item  5-217 F             This item is sold, sorry no longer availableding          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           This item is sold, sorry no longer available          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

Antique Aubusson tapestry French purse 

Antique 1900 Aubusson French Tapestry Hand Woven Figural Purse

This fine antique fashion accessory is one of 2 purses from the same estate,
another lovely hand woven Aubusson tapestry bag, made in France,
adorable romance scene with architectural waterway on the backside,
very nice antique condition with small wear at the frame's edge,
truly gorgeous solid rose encrusted frame, stamped and marked,
perfectly pristine interior beige quality satin lining with 2 pockets,
professionally cleaned, a beautiful handbag for the purse collector,
click on the photo and explore all the details about this beauty.

Item  4-1117 D              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

Antique petit point box purse with compact and cigarette case

Vintage petit point scenic box purse with accessories

Fabulously Rare Scenic Micro Petit Point Box Style Handbag

These boxy styled purses were hand made in Austria around the
1930's - 1940 era, these purses are so rarely seen that I'm only
able to acquire one each year, I'm sure not many were created,
hand stitched petit point purse depicts two different scenes,
a figural and a garden view, both having exquisite architecture,
unusual nearly square shape but taller with the handles extended,
this purse comes with 2 original interior petit point accessories,
the ladies powder compact and cigarette case done in roses which
coordinate with the outer perimeter banded edge of the purse,
metal case is in both gold and silver tones, all etched and engraved,
interior peach satin linings and pockets are in very fine condition,
I gently cleaned whatever aspects of the purse I felt needed it,
overall a superbly kept antiquity showing little signs of aging,
no exterior stitch loss, no relevant discolorations, no damages,
an admirable treasure to be preserved, click photo for more details.

Item  5-526 B              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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