STRAETER "LITE ON" handbag black baby crocodile skin
Vintage Straeter "Lite-On" dress black purse handbag of genuine baby crocodile skin. This extremely rare collector’s item is attributed to a collaboration in 1938 by Elsa Schiaparelli and Salvador Dali. The interior includes a removable engraving board 24 carat gold finish featuring antique women nudes. It has a light mechanism operated by a switch in the clasp, battery powered, by which you can turn on and off the internal and external light by pressing one way or the other. This same board holds a small dresser with a swing mirror and compartments for perfume and lipstick. Belly centered baby crocodile skin in the front and the back of the bag. The interior is lined in light gray leather with two open pockets. This bag is listed in all specialized books, is unique and sought-after by collectors and experts. It seems to lack the top part of the crown of the exterior window.
Dimensions: Height: 24.00 cm. | Width: 29.50 cm. | Depth: 9.00 cm. | Condition: MINT