This is a fabulous older Whiting and Davis evening bag dating back to 1920. It is the accordian top model done in white metal mesh with a gold top and gold metal accordion parts.
The bag is in remarkable condition, as it is nearly 100 years old. All the mesh and the accordion parts are intact, the white finish looks spectacular, as does the fabric white lining. Inside the bag is the original mirror that came with it, which is still in the original wrapper. The original makers tag appears inside affixed to the lining, as seen in photos 4 and 5. Honestly, everything about this antique evening bag is wonderful.
Please take the time to view all the photos to appreciate all the design and condition details. There is a gold chain handle which has a 4 in strap drop, and the bag measures approximately 5 in long. For those collectors and enthusiasts of early 1900s Whiting and Davis mesh bags, this evening bag is a must have. It will complete any collection with its perfect appearance, and no doubt be admired endlessly.
The item "1920 Signed Whiting and Davis White Metal Mesh Accordian Top Eve Bag Perfect" is in sale since Sunday, January 03, 2016. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Bags, Handbags & Cases".The seller is "marigoldlux" and is located in Palmyra, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.