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    Posted 4 years ago

    Elisabethan
    (270 items)

    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, 4 years 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, 4 years ago
      Thankyou Efesgirl and jscotto363!
    3. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 years 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, 4 years ago
      This is such a beautiful purse Elizabethan, it is a real treasure!
    5. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 years ago
      Thankyou TassieDevil, that's very nice of you.
    6. kyratango kyratango, 4 years 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, 4 years 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, 4 years ago
      Here is some information:
      http://plays-with-needles.blogspot.se/2013/06/a-tamboured-garden.html?m=1
    9. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 years ago
      Thankyou for love
      Manikin
      Fortapache
      Fleafinder
      Mikelv85
    10. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 years ago
      Martika, aura and Rick55 thankyou!!!
    11. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Oooh! You're right about point de Beauvais!
      I didn't enlarge image enough... :-)
    12. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 years ago
      Lol kyratango :), that's easy to miss :)
    13. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 years ago
      Thankyou for love LovelyPat and Racer4four!
    14. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 years ago
      Thankyou inky and Sean for loving this!
    15. valentino97 valentino97, 4 years 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, 4 years ago
      Thankyou Valentino. Yes you might be right :)
    17. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 years ago
      Thankyou for love Valentino and Onegoodfind!!
    18. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 years ago
      Thankyou NevadaBlades and Sean!

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