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Antique French Art Nouveau Silver Mesh Chatelaine Coin Purse

Antique French Art Nouveau Silver Mesh Chatelaine Coin Purse

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$89.82

Rare find — there's only 1 of these in stock.

Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1920s
  • Material: silver
  • Favorited by: 15 people
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From Belgium
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Description

Gorgeous art Nouveau silver mesh purse with loop to hang from chatelaine. Beautiful ornate frame is the same on both sides. Two compartments purse. French hallmarks on the purse frame closure (boar head).
The chain is not part of this listing.

Mesh purse are slinky—and deceptively tough—purses made out of the same sort of metal links used in armor. In the late 1800s, the medieval look was all the rage, so chainmail-like coin purses that attached to a chatelaine were stylish accessories.Flappers went crazy over mesh bags in the 1920s.During the Depression, designers switched to base metals like copper, and the style all but disappeared during the rations of World War II. But the mesh bags made a comeback in the '50s as stars like Ingrid Bergman and Jane Russell sported them in the movies.

Dimensions:
height 7cm (2,75")
width 5,5cm (1,96")

This item is in good antique condition. Minor damage on the links, nothing distracting from the beauty of this coin purse.

Please let us know if you would like additional photos prior to purchase.

Contact us with any questions and thank you for visiting the shop.
Gorgeous art Nouveau silver mesh purse with loop to hang from chatelaine. Beautiful ornate frame is the same on both sides. Two compartments purse. French hallmarks on the purse frame closure (boar head).
The chain is not part of this listing.

Mesh purse are slinky—and deceptively tough—purses made out of the same sort of metal links used in armor. In the late 1800s, the medieval look was all the rage, so chainmail-like coin purses that attached to a chatelaine were stylish accessories.Flappers went crazy over mesh bags in the 1920s.During the Depression, designers switched to base metals like copper, and the style all but disappeared during the rations of World War II. But the mesh bags made a comeback in the '50s as stars like Ingrid Bergman and Jane Russell sported them in the movies.

Dimensions:
height 7cm (2,75")
width 5,5cm (1,96")

This item is in good antique condition. Minor damage on the links, nothing distracting from the beauty of this coin purse.

Please let us know if you would like additional photos prior to purchase.

Contact us with any questions and thank you for visiting the shop.

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