Mark Cross New York Brown Leather Mini Bag Chain Strap Made In Italy Crossbody
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Mark Cross New York Brown Leather Mini Bag Chain Strap Made In Italy Crossbody :
AUTHENTIC Classy MARC CROSS
BROWN LEATHER Handbag
CHAIN STRAPTHE MARK CROSS LEGENDThe Mark Cross Legend
1845- Mark Cross Company estabished in Boston, U.S.A. as saddlers and harnessmakers.1875- Patrick Murphy, aged 17, joins Mark Cross Company. He eventually buys the company for $6,000. 1888- Gerald Murphy born.1892- Patrick Murphy moves Mark Cross Co. to New York and opens shop on Broadway. Saddlery and leathergoods are produced at a factory in Walsall, England for export to America.1902- Mark Cross shop opened on Fifth Avenue, New York.1912-1918- Gerald Murphy working for Mark Cross Co.1915- Gerald Murphy marries Sara Wiborg.1921- Sara and Gerald Murphy sail for Europe, setting up home in Paris. They become the center of a group of writers and artists. The Murphy's help to fund Diaghilev's "Ballet Russes". Picasso paints and draws Sara.1923- Gerald Murphy's ballet, "Within the Quota", written with his close friend Cole Porter, is staged in Paris.1924- Sara and Gerald introduced to Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, who become close friends.1925- Sara and Gerald meet Ernest Hemingway. They help to support him financially.1925- Sara and Gerald renovate and move to Villa at Cap d'Antibes on the French Riviera. They are later credited with "inventing" the summer season on the Riviera.1929- The Murphy's move to Switzerland and are joined by Dorothy Parker.1934- Gerald Murphy becomes President of Mark Cross Co.1934- Scott Fitzgerald dedicates his novel "Tender is the Night" to Sara and Gerald. The main characters in the book, Dick and Nicole Diver, are partly inspired by Sara and Gerald.1940- Scott Fitzgerald describes Gerald as "a friend through every dark time". Fitzgerald dies later that year.1954- Mark Cross luggage features in Hitchcock's film "Rear Window".1955- Gerald retires as President of Mark Cross after 21 years of service.1964- Gerald dies aged 76.1974- One man show of Gerald Murphy's paintings at Museum of Modern Art, New York.1975- Sara Murphy dies aged 91.1982- "Sara and Gerald: Villa America and After" by Honoria Murphy Donnelly published.1991- "Letters from the Lost Generation: Gerald and Sara Murphy and Friends" is published.1997- Mark Cross closed.1998- "Everybody was so Young: Gerald and Sara Murphy" by Amanda Vaill is published. 2010- Mark Cross reborn.NOW MARK CROSS IN ALL GLAMOROUS MAGAZINES, THE MOVIE STARS ARE CARRYING IT, YOU COULD SEE IT IN BARNEYS AND SAKS.MUST HAVE BAGMEASURES 8'' X 6''
STRAP LENGTH TOTAL 35'' APPROX.
MINT PERFECT CONDITION
Comes with all Authenticity Paperwork.
This lovely bag is a wonderful and tasteful compliment to any classic, casual or sporty outfit.
The bag is consistent with the designer’s elegance and taste.
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