For sale is a lovely vintage carnival glass evening bag or purse made in Hong Kong. The purse measures approximately 9" long and 6" overall height excluding the handle. The overall height including the handle is 12" and the purse is approximately 1 5/8" deep.
The purse depicts a floral pattern across the front and back of the purse. The entire purse is beaded with carnival glass short bugle shaped beads that have wonderful iridescence. The base color of the beads appear to be black amethyst and have brilliant hues of purple, teal and fuchsia. The floral design appears to be roses and leaves that are raised to be able to distinguish the pattern. This lovely purse has a matching beaded cord style handle and a scalloped envelope style closure. The envelope style closure is sewn onto a perforated hard gold toned frame and the scalloped edge of the flap is a beautiful accent that is sure to make a statement. There is an emerald green satin lining with an interior open pocket.
The purse is excellent condition as there are no loose or missing beads, no tears or stains on the interior and the hinge and closure are perfect. The purse is signed on the interior with a white satin label sewn in that reads "HAND BEADED MADE IN HONG KONG". It appears this bag was never used and there are no odors.This purse was made Circa 1950's.