Coblentz, Black Leather Clasp Handbag

Title

Coblentz, Black Leather Clasp Handbag

Description

Black leather, clasp handbag with a gold clasp interior compartment in between two open compartments. Interior clasped compartment has a zipper pocket and two open pockets, with "Coblentz Original" and "genuine leather" in gold emboss on the zipper pocket side inside. Gold chain handles have unique barrel link design on both sides of the handbag. Front of the handbag has a grommeted hole on the upper left side with chain going through and finished with a small rectangular gold fixture on the end.

Creator

Coblentz Bag Company

Date

1950-1959

Contributor

Gift from Anonymous donor

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P-2-2043

Coverage

United States

Extent

H 6 1/2" x W 8 1/2" x D 3 1/4"

Curator Notes

Fair condition. Long scratch on the front, interior in good condition with intact chain, working zipper, and working clasp.

Textile

Leather and Metal

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Files

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Citation

Coblentz Bag Company, “Coblentz, Black Leather Clasp Handbag,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed March 28, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/541.

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