Art Deco 1930s French Elephant Print Silk Vintage Clutch Bag

This stylish and evocative clutch bag was created in France in the 1930s. 

Condition Report:

Very Good - A little darkening to the gilt metal frame and fading to the lining. This is consistent with age and use and does not detract from the overall appeal of the piece. 


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The Details...

This elegant clutch bag is constructed from silk printed with elephants, paisley motifs and princesses in sedan chairs carried by servants. The frame is gilt metal and etched with floral designs.  The bag fastens with a kiss claspt. It is lined with a champagne coloured silk. The bag has one large central compartment, two small inner pockets and two pockets that fasten with press studs. There is also a large mirror inside the bag. The bag features a label that reads: 'MADE IN FRANCE.'  The bag measures 12cm x 17.5cm at its widest points. 

Wear it With...

This clutch is the perfect cocktail dress accessory. Add an Art Deco twist to a minimal silk shift. 

  • Colour Red, Green, Gold, Blue
  • Era 1930s
  • Occasion Wedding Guest, Cocktail and Evening
  • Trend World Voyage, Gatsby Glamour