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Bag - Waldybag


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1955 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    H Wald & Co. (maker)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Deborah Wald

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pointille spangled handbag with a gold coloured clasp.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1955 (made)


H Wald & Co. (maker)

Descriptive line

Pointille spangled handbag 'Waldybag', made by H Wald & Co., Great Britain, ca. 1955

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

De La Haye, Amy, ed. The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947-1997. London: V&A Publications, 1997.

Labels and date

This neat spangled evening bag was designed to be worn suspended from the wrist, permitting the user to hold a drink and a cigarette or canape simultaneously. [1997]


Accessories; Women's clothes; Fashion


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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