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Posted 12 months ago

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Elisabethan
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I LOVE this vintage french purse. It is handbeaded with microsmall beads and with a beautiful floral embroidery (Point de Beauvais). Both sides of the bag are eacually wonderful. The salmonpink interior fabric (believe it´s satin) has a pocket with a small mirror inside it also dressed in the same fabric. I have found a small handwritten note in a small pocket of the fabric of the mirror with an address... I will not write it here but will email Kyratango and see if the adress tells her something :)

The purse measures approx 15 cm x 11 cm.
It's hard to count the beads but it's about 25 beads per inch.

The bag has no label but I´m sure it´s french. The craft put in to this purse hold a high standard. Very beautiful and it's my pride and joy when it comes to purses.

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  1. jscott0363 jscott0363, 12 months ago
    Very nice!! I love anything vintage or antique from France. Most, like this, were over the top fancy and just very well made. Thanks for sharing!!!!
  2. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 12 months ago
    Thankyou Efesgirl and jscotto363!
  3. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 12 months ago
    Sorry missed you coment jscott0363. Thankyou for you lovely coment, you are right ofcourse :) about the french things from this time. I'm grateful for you stopping by and comenting.
  4. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 12 months ago
    This is such a beautiful purse Elizabethan, it is a real treasure!
  5. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 12 months ago
    Thankyou TassieDevil, that's very nice of you.
  6. kyratango kyratango, 12 months ago
    Wow! High quality beading, and Peking knot embroidery.
    It is in perfect condition, how lovely :-)

    The address you sent me is in Paris, near Champs Elysées and Arc de Triomphe, and is now a 4 stars hotel.
  7. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 12 months ago
    Thankyou kyratango so very much!! Great information. I guess Peking knot can be used as well but I have seen the Point de Beauvais. But the influence came from China via Italy from what I have red so maybe it's the same as Peking knot. Here is a more elaborate purse:

    http://m.g.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-French-Beaded-Purse-Bag-Floral-Petit-Point-De-Beauvais-Embroidery-France-/351847369429?_trkparms=aid%253D222007%2526algo%253DSIC.MBE%2526ao%253D1%2526asc%253D20150519202348%2526meid%253D09d2ca9d0429458bb2927f413ac9e4b6%2526pid%253D100408%2526rk%253D2%2526rkt%253D2%2526sd%253D172241614554&_trksid=p2056116.c100408.m2460
  8. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 12 months ago
    Here is some information:
    http://plays-with-needles.blogspot.se/2013/06/a-tamboured-garden.html?m=1
  9. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 12 months ago
    Thankyou for love
    Manikin
    Fortapache
    Fleafinder
    Mikelv85
  10. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 12 months ago
    Martika, aura and Rick55 thankyou!!!
  11. kyratango kyratango, 12 months ago
    Oooh! You're right about point de Beauvais!
    I didn't enlarge image enough... :-)
  12. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 12 months ago
    Lol kyratango :), that's easy to miss :)
  13. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 12 months ago
    Thankyou for love LovelyPat and Racer4four!
  14. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 12 months ago
    Thankyou inky and Sean for loving this!
  15. valentino97 valentino97, 12 months ago
    Sorry I missed this lovely purse. And it might have been a purchase in Paris from a holiday? So very pretty!
  16. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 11 months ago
    Thankyou Valentino. Yes you might be right :)
  17. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 11 months ago
    Thankyou for love Valentino and Onegoodfind!!
  18. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 9 months ago
    Thankyou NevadaBlades and Sean!

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