Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Giveaway! *1930s colonial bag*

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There has to be someone out there who desperately needs to get their hands on a 1930s embroidered colonial fabric bag with carved wooden handles featuring tree-dwelling creatures. Right? I thought so.

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I have never seen anything like it before and a brief search through Etsy revealed little of any similarity. It is rather fragile though and shows signs of wear, staining and fraying one would expect of an eighty-year old well-loved item. The wooden carved handles are in excellent condition, however, and have so much character with the little creatures clinging on! The bag has an detachable outer sleeve which attaches to the handle with a series of press studs.

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If you would like an opportunity to give this delicate little piece of history a loving home, all you have to do is be a follower of this blog and leave a message under this post including your email address. And pass on the news to any pals you have who would also love a stab at winning this gorgeous bag.

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Giveaway ends this time next week, Wednesday 23rd May at midnight GMT. Good luck!

15 comments:

  1. This is such a cute little bag :)

    hannahpatriciafraser@hotmail.co.uk
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  2. That is one adorable little bag! I love that the cover comes off, people of the past were very clever for coming up with that. I think the colonial style would match wonderfully with my (rather fragile) pith helmet.

    And my email is dressesonaclothesline@gmail.com :)

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  3. Count me in, what a little treasure! X

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  4. I would love to give it a home! I have a serious thing for bags with wooden handles. sweetheartsholdhands@hotmail.co.uk

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  5. How pretty! Count me in!

    storiesblog at yahoo dot com

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  6. I can't believe you are giving away this gorgeousness!!! It is so special! maryvannote (at) gmail (dot) com

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  7. This is completely stunning! I'll keep my fingers crossed I get it!

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  8. This bag is so incredible! Thanks so much for the giveaway

    yellowelephantclothing at gmail.com

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  9. Wow wow wow! I'm currently doing my Masters in Museums and Heritage Studies and this wee treasure wouldn't be out of place in many a museum with conservators huddled over it protecting it from having a life. Let it live! It is so lovely and has so many more stories to tell. (I follow you on bloglovin' does that count?)

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  10. This is absolutely stunning! X

    nicola@alchemyindex.co.uk

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  11. what a treasure
    I would love to have it
    mojca3374@googlemail.com

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  12. Oh I'd like this delicate bag to be mine...

    Love those old embroideries. I always think of the time it took to make clothes and accesoiries before industrialized fashion.

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  13. Oh gosh, that is so delicate and gorgeous! A real labour of love. Do I need it, not really. But do I want it? Oh yes, yes, yes.
    I feel (almost) guilty trying to win it as I am a longtime lurker who has been to shy to comment in the past. But this beauty made me come out of the woodwork. ;)
    Warm greetings from windy and wet Ireland,
    Jeanne (jetlagen@gmail.com)

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  14. Let me win this- it's beautiful! Will share on facebook now : )
    Chelsea
    chelseadickenson@gmail.com

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  15. Aw wow, this is gorgeous! Count me in.

    georgianess at gmail dot com

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