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Beautiful Antique Art Deco G Silver Chainmail Mesh Metal Purse w Tassels, Signed

Beautiful Antique Art Deco G Silver Chainmail Mesh Metal Purse w Tassels, Signed

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Beautiful Antique Art Deco G Silver Chainmail Mesh Metal Purse w Tassels, Signed


Measurements: 5.25" Wide upper frame, 7.5" Wide at bottom of purse, 6" Height, 5" Strap Drop
Weight: 7 oz.

This beautiful, antique chainmail purse is marked “G. SILVER,” or German silver, a nickel alloy. The unique purse features a pierced upper frame with floral, Art Nouveau detail with a kiss-lock closure and metal "tassles" at the lower hem.  

Condition: Very good condition. Some expected chainmail metal tarnish. Expected, beautiful silver patina on frame. Sturdy kiss-lock closure. 

“G. SILVER,” or German silver, a nickel alloy. Metal mesh bags became popular in the 1890s – along with other “medieval” fads, like the chatelaine itself – and stayed popular well into the 20th century, thanks in part to the invention of a mesh-making machine in 1908. 


  • Collection = Collectible


Item Number: 3305-19

Item ID: 42258

Category: Online

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