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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    mid 1960s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    H Wald & Co. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Crocodile skin with silver metal decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Deborah Wald

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Midnight-blue crocodile skin handbag with silver metal decoration and clasp.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


mid 1960s (made)


H Wald & Co. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Crocodile skin with silver metal decoration

Descriptive line

Crocodile skin handbag with metal clasp, made by H Wald & Co., Great Britain, mid 1960s

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 sleek waisted handbag was the perfect accessory for the smart city suit. The elegant pale beige pigskin and black and oyster satin interior exemplify Wald's scrupulous attention to every detail. [1997]


Accessories; Fashion; Women's clothes


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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