1950s-60s | Seashell White Wicker Basket Purse
Looking for a unique wicker bag?
This charming vintage white wicker handbag was very popular in the 1950s and 60s and came in a variety of sea shell designs.
The various sea shells on this one are all placed on a white lace type open weave fabric. The entire decorated panel is edged in a fancy gold trim, with a clear layer of plastic to protect the underwater scene. The hinges at the bottom of the bag are made of leather, and there are 4 gold tone protective feet to hold the bag upright. The top is framed in white marbleized lucite with a metal clasp and double lucite handles. This is a perfect summer handbag that can also be used as a fun picnic basket!
This purse is a collectors item with each bag having its own unique shell design.
Info & specs
- Made in Hong Kong
- One zipper pocket that separates the bag in two sections
- 4 metal protective feet
Bottom: 11 inches
Top: 11 inches
Height: 8 inches
Depth: 4 inches
Handles have a 4 inch drop