Alligator and Crocodile Bags
Crocodilian leather is perhaps the most popular natural material for vintage purses and handbags. The earliest Crocodilian fossils can be traced back to 80 million years ago, when dinosaurs still roamed the earth. Today the order encompasses 23 species, including crocodiles, alligators, gavials, and caiman. The first handbags appearing in the early 20th century and resembling small suitcases for women were created by leather goods...