The inside of the frame is inscribed "WHITING & DAVIS CO BAGs". Whiting & Davis has manufactured silver products and evening bags since 1876 as Wade, Davis & Co.
The first mesh handbags were created by the company in 1892 and the name Whiting & Davis was born in 1896. The company continues to make their signature handbags today. Measurements: The bag overall, including the strap, measures 11 1/4 long. The strap is 12 long. The bag measures 4 wide at the bottom of the frame.
Condition: The bag is in overall mint condition. There are no holes in the mesh. The fabric on the interior is in excellent condition and completely intact. This beautiful mesh evening bag will make a wonderful vintage accessory.At Nine Caroline Antiques, we love beautiful and interesting things. We explore estates to find wonderful objects, fine and costume jewelry, memorabilia, and rare collectibles to share with others who appreciate really unusual and amazing finds.
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The item "Mint Vintage Whiting & Davis Dresden Art Deco Mesh Purse Evening Bag" is in sale since Tuesday, October 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Specialty\Vintage\Vintage Accessories\Bags, Handbags & Cases". The seller is "ninecaroline" and is located in Saratoga Springs, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.