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Classic summer basketweave bag with a nifty twist. This unusual white vinyl bag by JR is embossed with a faux basket weave pattern vinyl called Boca-Palm, made by Federal Leather Company to resemble a bamboo curtain. These were all the rage in mid-50’s and this bag is nearly identical to a JR handbag illustrated in the March 1955 issue of "Handbags & Accessories." The gold hexagonal lift up latch open to a beautiful blue-green spotless cotton interior. Matching coin purse is suspended from the frame by two 3/4” wide fabric straps and the coin purse is marked in gold lettering “ JR Made in USA.” Excellent unused condition. inside and out. Measures 8 x 4 x 6 1/2” .

This item was part of the archives of the Bag Lady Emporium, originally in operation from 1996 through 2022 (Inventory ID A00328). It sold for $50.00 in 2011.

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