Faux lizardskin hand painted 1940s oval box handbag with plaited handle
Style - Structured 1940s faux lizard oval box shaped handbag with plaited handle, and interior pocket (may have contained a hand mirror at some point).
Opening by metal zipper. Lined in pale grey/purple rayon with interior pocket sealed with working press-stud.
Photos show one side to be a little dented: this is just a little crushing and is easily pushed out (apologies, we should have done this before the photo). A beautiful and unusual bag in excellent condition.
Era - 1940s
Fabric - textured plastic, faux lizardskin.
Colour - pale creamy yellow with hand painted grey depicting lizard skin.
Label - Imported plastic, made in NSW by Andrews leisuregoods.
Width at the top: 6"
Width at the base: 7.25"
Depth of the base: 5"
Depth of the lid: 4"
Strap: 13.25" long
Origin: New South Wales, Australia
Recommended Care: Wipe with a damp cloth and mild detergent.