Vintage Tooled Leather clutch Purse, Edwardian Art Nouveau 1910s AS IS, Initials
ERA- This item is from the 1910s
MEASUREMENTS - The purse is inches 8-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches
LABEL - none
FABRIC - leather
Antique brown leather clutch purse with flat strap for hand on the top. Has faint tooled floral design on the front. Envelope style with snap closure, pocket on the back. Inside are 2 open sections and a middle section with metal closure and another section inside of it with leather lining. The initials 'E.L.E.' in gold in corner. That is Effie Lenore Ellis 1866-1938
CONDITION - Fair/Poor condition. Allover wear to the leather. The section on the back is ripped open down one side. The cotton lining is ripped away from the suede lining inside. Fabric lining has much wear, the metal frame has rust and there are rust spots on the lining.