Thursday, July 26, 2007

Zigzag Tapestry Bag. 1960s. Maker: Unknown, but suspect it to be a Faye Mell. Black vinyl purse with zigzag three-dimensional upholstery-style fabric in rich autumn colors on the front. Goldtone accents, hardware and feet. I love tapestry bags and have a number of them. They’re big, they’re bulky and they feeeeeeel nice. For me, it’s all about the texture and the 3-D effect. I also have a lot of “Ribbon Lady” pictures from the ‘30s-‘60s, as well as a collection of Victorian hair jewelry, if that tells you anything—like, for instance, that I have some sort of psychological disorder.

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2 comments:

jungle dream pagoda said...

This purse is wonderful and has one of my fave color combos!!!Oh,and its not us with the disorder its all those folks with that good chi enhancing space! Give me the Chi bustin' house chock full of goodies everytime!
Loved your last response to my comment!!!

Wendy said...

Yep, she's one hot, flamey purse. As for my house, I have a friend who refers to it as "the museum." But in my museum, you can play with everything!