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Many women chose synthetic fabric purses such as rayon while others carried purses made of wood or plastic. 1950s: Most purses made during the 1950s were either clutches or box styles, and they were made of leather or straw with needlework, pearls, and beads. Smaller handbags were often seen as they accentuated a woman's femininity. Find great deals on eBay for vintage purses handbags. Shop with confidence.
Check out our handbags selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. Vintage Handbags and Purses. Related Categories. Auction Alerts. Even though purses have been around since the 16th century and bags known as reticules were popular in late-18th-century France, it was not until the Victorian era that antique purses evolved into the accessories we recognize today.