50s/60s Beaded Purse in White and Cream

SKU: 00456-001

Beaded evening or wedding purse from the 1950s or early 60s.

  • high-quality, individually knotted beads and prong-set rhinestones
  • shades of white, silver, and gold on a creamy off-white satin ground
  • lined in creamy candlelight satin
  • one interior slip pocket 
  • frame opens wide for easy access
  • beaded, soft handle slips over most wrists (up to elbow)
  • silvertone kiss-lock closure
  • Made in Belgium

Very similar purse currently offered elsewhere for $145.

Labels: Rich's (defunct, beloved, Atlanta department store)

Materials: glass (and possibly shell) beads, prong-set rhinestones, rayon satin, metal frame

Condition: very good, with only minor signs of wear (slight darkening of satin where you'd hold it with your hand, signs of use on the lining). no bead loss. a perfect "Something old" (would make a wonderful bridal shower gift)!

max width: 7"/17.5cm
 max height (no including kiss-lock): 5.75"/15cm
 handle drop: 5.5"/14cm
 handle width: .5"/1.25cm

 Our items are not newly manufactured "vintage style" pieces. They are true vintage, at least 30 years old. Please read condition report provided above. 

Notes: International customers are responsible for any taxes or import fees. 


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