Vintage 1940s Plastic Checker Board Clutch Purse

A rare 1940s purse made from unusual materials due to wartime rations.  Textured black and off-white plastic squares with domed 'beads' linked by darkened oil cloth.  Flexible underarm size clutch style.  Lined interior with a metal zip closure.  Bakelite zipper pull.     

    Label:  none
    Fabric:  Plastic; bakelite
    Circa:  1940s

    CONDITION:  Overall excellent.  The purse shows light, normal wear, with no specific issues to note.    

  • Width:   13" 
    Height:  7" 

  • CARE:
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