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    Posted 13 years ago

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    I got this today at a very random place. It came with another smaller one inside. I know it is brass and copper but that it about all I know. There are no markings on it besides its design on the bag itself. I don't know age, where it came from or any idea who made it. Any ideas would help so much!! Thanks!

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    1. Sandy, 13 years ago
      I know metal purses were popular in the art deco era, I have three, but not as ornate as yours.
    2., 13 years ago
      Whenever I see brass with that type of design I think India.
    3. Jude, 13 years ago
      Made in India, last 30 years. Google: Metal pillow purse
    4. kittycatman2, 13 years ago
      I'm not sure but it looks like a 20's or 30's purse. I'll do some Google work and see what I come up with. :)
    5. kittycatman2, 13 years ago
      This was my first Bing search result and it looks a lot like your purse. This is the link.
    6. Mark, 13 years ago

      This looks like it. Indian brass and copper purse asking 75 dollars.
    7. Mark, 13 years ago

      This looks like it. Indian brass and copper purse asking 75 dollars.
    8. cindyjune cindyjune, 13 years ago
      I absolutely love that no matter where it came from:)!
    9. MsDowAntiques MsDowAntiques, 13 years ago
      Echoing the New-Not-Old sayers - tons on Google-Shopping - not valuable, so use it and enjoy.
    10. myvintagewares myvintagewares, 13 years ago
      Thank you all so much for all you feedback and help!!! You are all wonderful! I found it and the other matching one, a home in Australia.
    11. myra, 13 years ago
      I have the exact same one .... I bought it new approx 30 years ago in old Montreal. It is made in India and I remember that I paid $35.00 for it. The inside of mind is burgandy and I still have it !
    12. Ollie Ollie, 6 years ago
      Several for sale on Ebay, too
    13. Lata Lata, 6 years ago
      Great find! looks hand crafted and old, and it´s beautiful.
    14. sturgeop, 4 years ago
      These are actually very Common. Some say India, asia, Moroccan, Russian almost from anywhere. They go from $8 to $300 depending on condition. some are very simple some very ornate. somw are square. some are rectangle,, the rare ones are shaped like fish or other animals. Some are vintage but they are Wedding purses, or Mirauderie.
    15. Halebopp, 3 years ago
      I've been told these "Pillow purses" were originally used by brides at wedding to carry gift money. I have one from Nepal that is very ornate.

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