"Sensible Glamor of a Stylishly Decorated Bag"

Harry Rosenfeld Handbags, Inc.

USA, '30s-'70s


Founder: Harry Rosenfeld.


Address: 135 Madison Ave, NYC.


Specialty: ultra-deluxe skin lady's purses and handbags in alligator, crocodile, snakeskin, lizard, and ostrich, as well as unique novelties from leather and textiles.


Signature features: premium skins lap-polished by hand and treated with coveted Bombe finish, elaborate gold-plated hardware, lacquered enameled frames, rhinestone-encrusted clasps, Lucite and Bakelite accents, accessories, rolled handles, in designer colors.


Sold by: high-end stores and boutiques including Saks Fifth Avenue, B. Altman & Co., Lord & Taylor, Bonwit Teller, etc.


Collaboration: Kenneth J. Lane, '70s.


Mark: Rosenfeld.


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