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Antique Petit Point & French Tapestry Purses
Hand Stitched Figurals, Scenics and Florals
Vintage Fabric, Needlepoint  & Embroidered Handbags

Micro Petit Point Made in Vienna Austria, France and Germany
Designers: Walborg, Maria Stransky, Wiener, Jolles, Michel Swiss
Enamel, Mother-of-Pearl and Marcasite Embellished Frames

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Michel Swiss vintage scenic petit point purse 

Vintage Michel Swiss Country Scene Petit Point Evening Purse

Hand made in France 1930 - 1940's era, comes from the
esteemed and highly respected designer Michel Swiss of Paris,
approx. 32 stitches per inch or over 1000 to the square inch,
perfect blend of colors with 13 people (1 fiddler), country home,
gated courtyard, gala and looking like a square dance scene,
spring tension type closure decorated with petit point flowers,
original interior with pockets, label, condition is splendid,
click on the photo to view lots of pictures and more details.

Item  2-720 H                  $455.00    Now $385.00         Place Order via Email

Carryall compact purse with micro petit point figural scene 

Carryall Compact Purse with Figural Scenic Micro Petit Point

From the 1930 - 1940 era comes this outstanding example of
micro petit point, hand stitched with a figural romance scene,
tiny stitch count of approximately 1600 to the square inch,
fully loaded and original interior sports it's lipstick tube,
money purse holds it's celluloid comb, powder well with powder
and feather puff lifts to secret space, pull forward mirror is usable,
brassy case, clasp and slinky chain handle are in very good condition
wonderful compact carryall showing small aging and usage, a super gift,
click on the photo for more detailed pictures and description.

Item  1-128 D                      $295.00    Now $255.00          Place Order via Email

Vintage needlepoint purse with figural petit point 

1920's - 1930's Needlepoint Evening Purse with Figural Petit Point

This is one of the prettiest needlepoints I have ever offered,
looking new and unused, very clean, properly preserved,
this purse appears like it has never seen the light of day,
gorgeous needlepoint with roses and florals on beige/ivory,
central arena is a figural petit point couple with smaller stitches,
crowned with a stunning jeweled and enameled brass frame,
interior is marked made in Austria, all in excellent condition,
look further by clicking on the photo, this one is eye catching.

Item  1-128 B                   $325.00    Now $275.00          Place Order via Email

Vintage English petit point purse 1800 stitches to the square inch 

Vintage English Petit Point Purse with Rarer Interior Parlor Scene

Hand made in England, meticulous 1800 stitches to the square inch,
approx. 1940 - 1950 era of elaborately hand embroidered purses,
exquisite figural English parlor scene with intensely complex detailing,
no missing or lost stitches, professionally cleaned, no aging to the
exterior embroidery, small aging to the interior quality satin lining,
inside pockets, lipstick slot, make-up mirror and authenticity card,
please click on the photo to see more pictures and read the details.

Item  4-610 D            This item is sold, sorry no longer available       Place Order via Email

Walborg figural scenic embroidered evening purse

Walborg all satin stitched figural scenic embroidered purse 

The Finest in French Embroidery Hand Made for Walborg

Expert and precision workmanship on this fully embroidered purse,
the ultimate in evening accessories, few of these exist today,
hand stitched in France for the respected designer Walborg,
this 100% satin stitched silk evening bag is a sight to behold,
2 different scenes with architectural elements on each side,
amazing detail, must see to appreciate, impressive condition,
the depth and variety of color is breathtaking and stain free,
professionally, thoroughly cleaned for your future enjoyment,
every stitch is a meticulous work of art with stunning detail,
beautiful golden frame with 1920's designed marcasite clasp,
lovely satin interior lining with lots of pockets and slots,
a special purse, irreplaceable for the true vintage purse lover,
worthy of every consideration, imppeccably well preserved,
please explore this purse further by clicking on the photo.

Item  6-711 F             Sorry, this purse is sold         Place Order via Email

Jolles Austrian 1930 dual figural scenic petit point purse

Vintage 1930 Jolles Original petit point dual scenic purse

Rare Designer Jolles Original Hand Made in Austria, ca. 1930

This is truly an elaborate vintage evening handbag, hand stitched in
micro petit point with approx. 40 exquisite stitches to the inch or
1600 stitches to the square inch, all in professionally cleaned condition,
an extraordinary example of Austrian workmanship for Jolles Original,
an superb designer creation with different scenes on each side,
complex scenery includes a multitude of figures including a dog,
country views and architectural details add intrigue and depth,
bordered with scrolling designs and florals on a jet black ground,
color palette is most unusual and somewhat monochrome in tone,
interior lining is extra fine and preserved with label and dual pockets,
purse is well secured to the frame as it should be, no apologies,
beautiful and elegant, with little or wee signs of aging or discolor,
golden brassy toned frame has a brushed effect and chain handle,
I've never seen a Jolles Original like this one, it's fabulous,
simply divine, click on the photo and explore more details.

Item  3-1019 A             This item is sold, sorry no loner available       
  Place Order via Email

Walborg embroidered black satin silk evening clutch purse

Dreamy Walborg 1950 Embroidered Black Satin Clutch

This is a superb and unbelievably pristine, never out of the box,
Walborg hand embroidered black silky satin evening clutch,
a hand held beauty fit for the queen of the night, you will love it,
made in France for Walborg, a well respected purse designer,
French pleated onto a gold toned frame with jewel accented clasp,
superb jet black rick quality satin lining with a large puffy interior,
all in exceptional, spotless and unused, never carried condition,
a great find, a perfect gift, click the photo for more pictures.

Item  6-67 A            Sorry this item is sold, no longer available         Place Order via Email

Late 1800's Victorian Micro Petit Point Handbag

Rare and early petit point purse, tiny little stitches,
acquired from an estate in the United Kingdom,
securely presented on a sterling silver etched frame,
same pattern on each side with differences in color,
original interior lining, dual gathered pockets, small frays,
well kept antique condition, cleaned, petit point is lovely.

Item  8-110 F              Sold, Thank You!         Make an Offer via Email

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