handbag; woman's

Production date
Late 1950s-Early 1960s
Snakeskin handbag bought at Harrods, London, in the late 1950s or early 1960s, to match shoes that the donor already had. Red brown in colour with an extendable handle and gold clasp. Brown lining and three pockets inside, one zipped. The bag cost £20 - almost a month's salary for the woman who worked at ICI.
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Object detail

Production date
Late 1950s-Early 1960s
Signature & date
Printed on a label on inside:"Harrods/ LONDON"
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:L 21cm (L 8 1/4")
Dimensions:0 - Whole:H 18cm (H 7 1/16")
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