1970s Margaret Smith Fabric Dog Print Handbag
1970s Margaret Smith Fabric Dog Print Handbag
1970s Margaret Smith Fabric Dog Print Handbag
1970s Margaret Smith Fabric Dog Print Handbag
1970s Margaret Smith Fabric Dog Print Handbag
1970s Margaret Smith Fabric Dog Print Handbag
$98.00

Margaret Smith

1970s Margaret Smith Fabric Dog Print Handbag

Adorable 1970s cloth handbag made by Margaret Smith of Gardiner Maine. It is made of cotton canvas with a dog print in shades of brown. Features 2 fabric top handles and a twist lock clasp. Interior is lined in a silky orange fabric. Features a zip pocket with a metal zipper and has a tag that reads "Margaret Smith, Gardiner, Maine." Bag measures 8" high (without handles) x 10" wide. The handles add an additional 4 3/4". Bag has some wear but is clean inside and out, metal clasp has some tarnish. 

Margaret Smith founded her handbag company in Maine in the 1940s. Typically designed with floral cloth prints, her bags were sold in women’s specialty shops and in the 1950s/1960s they were sold in Bonwit Teller. Good vintage condition. The metal clasp has some tarnish and there is some wear to the corners of the bag.

Height: 8 inches without handles. 12 3/4" with handles.

Width: 10 inches

Maker: Margaret Smith

Material: fabric, gold-tone clasp