Housed in original velvet box. Hand forged dancing purse, with all original accessories.  Carved starburst pattern on both sides.  One side opens to 'the essentials' of that time: coins, comb and rouge), and the other side is a cigarette case.  Original velvet presentation box included.


Dancing purses rose to popularity in the victorian era and then worn as wristlets in the early 20th century. Constructed to carry all the necessities of that time these small bags paved the way for modern day purses.


Here is your chance to own a piece of true fashion history.  Excellent condition for age.  Some Tarnishing to mesh handle.

Era: early 1920s


  • L  apx 5.5"
  • W  apx 3"


  • L  apx 7.25"
  • W  apx 5"


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