A vintage 1920s mesh handbag designed and made by Mandalian Manufacturing Company (1915). Their patented ‘Lustro Pearl’ pearlized enamel finish was used for a durable chip-resistant finish. The bag is in a vibrant pattern of orange, turquoise, and black, on a pearlescent cream background. The ornate filigree metal handle is in Mandalian's oxidized finish. The v-shaped bottom is detailed with shiny metal turquoise teardrop beads. Stamped MANDALIAN MFG CO inside handle
In very good vintage condition. The silk lining has stains and has detached on one side of the metal clasp.
Size: 4" wide by 8" high, plus the 6" handle
References: Handbags by Roseann Ettinger Schiffer, 2003, p. 108 (see the original Mandalian advertisement, #301)