Vintage German Made Chainmail ART DECO COIN PURSE Woman's
Vintage woman's Coutour petite
ART DECO chainmail coin purse, made in Germany
We are pleased to offer this very
nice vintage coin purse.
This petite coin purse is stamped
"Made in Germany" The style is classic ART DECO. The
purse has a bronze 4 1/8 inch wide frame, with 1 1/2 inch side
frames. The frame on one side is inlaid with twelve 2mm x 8mm
baguette style yellow glass pieces. The latch and chain handle
attachment points are pure Deco in design. The body of the purse
is made of tiny 1.5mm brass ring chainmail. The chainmail has
painted design of ovals The bottom fringe has a castellated
design. The three tiered fringe runs the width of the purse,
and hangs 1 1/2 inch below the bottom seam of the purse. The
purse handle is a brass or bronze chain with elongated 7mm x
4mm links. The chain handle is approximately 12 inches long.
The purse is lined with a creme colored material.
The overall dimensions of the purse
are 5 3/4 inches long, 4 1/8 at the top seam, 5 in at the bottom
seam. This purse weighs 110 grams, or 3.9 ounces.
This petite coin purse is in very
good condition. There are to small flaws, the first being a
missing glass stone on the left side of the frame bar. The second
being a tiny void in the chainmail near the left hinge pivot
point. But the overall beauty, charm, and craftsmanship of this
purse eclipse these small flaws and do not effect is function,
If you collect vintage clothing and
purses, this is a little treasure. It would make a wonderful
gift for the coming holidays. Give it to that collector friend
of yours, or to yourself.
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