This elegant vintage 1950s evening purse features a design of embroidered jet black beading and sequins. The swivel clasp closure is mother of pearl edged with gold-tone metal. The handle is a slinky gold snake-chain. Lined in black satin with one pocket.
The label is 'Created by Mr. John Handmade in Hong Kong'. Designed by John Pico Harberger ('Mr. John'), a society hat designer with his own label from 1948 through 1970.
10” wide at the base, 7-1/2” wide at opening
7” high (12” with handle)
Very good vintage condition