I found this purse recently. I don't know alot about purses unless they have a label in them that I can look up. It has no markings. Not in great shape but I believe it is old. Any idea of time frame or what to charge. I found one on line but of course have lost the line right now. here is my write up I am working on.
This little vintage purse has sequins all over it with longer sequin bands as well. The design appears to be hand sewn. It also has extremely tiny silver gold colored beads. Each side panel has the design of a squiggly line on it. You can see some type of net fabric that the sequin are sewn on. There are no marks that I see on this purse. The lining inside appears to be linen and has a small pocket and a zipper closure with a ball golden chain to hold on to. There is very even stitching on the inside edge and along the pocket. I believe that the sewing may be done by hand on the lining although the stitch size is very even. The tiny handle has a wire inside which is covered with a band of beads. The purse is 7 inches tall with the handle and 4 ½ without. It is 4 ½ inches across the bottom. The handle is curved and 4 inches long. The back side of the purse has all same size sequins.
Is that two-tone or a flash from the camera?
I can't tell you much about it either.
There is this website that might help,
I guess you can look at what it offers
Late 1930s early 1940s evening bag. And they look like gold and silver sequins?
It really does have a gold silverlook. I just took it outside and looked in bright light. Even there it is really irredecent. The side with the design detail looks more goldish. If I put my finger nail under a sequin it almost is clear. You just see a light gold hue. That is hard to tell. The material under the sequins is tan so it could be a reflection of that. It is really rough and I worry that one thread could cause a domino effect of sequins coming off. I guess I have never seen a purse like this. In the 30's was it common to have purses have no maker tag?
Re: labels, yes indeed. Sometime you may find a very small one saying France or Belgium. But rarely makers names.
They are delicate because of the old thread but still usable with care.