The Bamboo collection arose in the 1940's as war-time shortages demanded the innovation of new materials. Bamboo shoots were shaped and burnished into a variety of functional accessory features. What began as practical solution, has developed into an enduring trend. CONDITION: The exterior of this handbag is in gently loved condition. There are several surface scratches on the coated canvas, along with a few creases on the front flap. The hardware is also scuffed. The interior is clean and in good condition. It includes a detachable shoulder strap. It does not ship with a designer dust bag.