Jeanne Teres 1970s quilted chain strap, embossed metal frame handbag. The bag is made using printed copies of antique Persian illuminated miniature paintings, slected figures are quilted in gold thread. The scenes include a polo match with men on horses & a boat of fisherman, surrounded by fish in the sea.
Jeanne Teres had a handbag shop in Great Neck, New York in the 1950s-70s. Selling handmade leather & novelty handbags.
This bag is narrow and long with an antiqued gold chain shoulder strap and a floral clasp, the frame has an embossed floral motif. Lined in cream satin with a single slip pocket. there are a couple of marks inside. The outside is in very good condition.
6" wide x 11 1/2" high, 14" chain drop