~ 1899 Leather And Gold Pocketbook ~
Here we have a delightful Victorian pocketbook or purse. The purse is made from soft black leather finished with gold edges, the frame is brass with a green satin like fabric and leather pockets.
The gold was assayed in Birmingham in 1899.
The clasp is a simple button clasp.
~ Dimensions ~
The purse is 14.5 cm long.
The purse is 9.5 cm wide.
The purse weighs 120 g.
~ Condition ~
The purse is in remarkable condition for its materials and age.
The leather is still soft and supple with some small marks of wear and cosmetic scuffs.