15 July 2004
Property from the Estate of Miriam Thorne Gilpatric
A GOLD AND DIAMOND EVENING BAG
Designed as a woven gold mesh purse, enhanced by pavé-set diamond detail, the top opening to reveal a compartment, suspended by a twin ropetwist chain, mounted in 18k gold, 5 x 3 x 4 1/8 ins.
Inscribed 'Made in France'
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