Petit point floral handbag with 18th century style figural detail, 1960s. Scene of courtier and lady dancing in a clearing in the woods, next to a neoclassical urn of flowers and railing with cottage in the background. Unusual large size for needlepoint purses of this era - can carry all of one's daily necessities. Goldtone metal frame with kiss-lock style closure, and metallic gold cord trim. Lined in burgundy silk, with internal pocket. Maker unknown.
Measures approx. 11.1" H from top of frame x 11.5" W x 2.5" D x 6.25" strap drop. Good condition - some light wear, scratching to metal frame, loose threads below pocket in lining but pocket is fully secure.