A vintage Whiting and Davis metal mesh handbag in the style of Paco Rabanne. In excellent vintage condition, this bag shows only minor signs of wear consistent with its age. The brassy gold zip closure is in perfect working condition. There's a small stain near the zip closure (see image #12) and faint pen marks at the bottom of the bag.
The chain strap is adjustable and can be worn long (single strap) or short (double strap). The metal mesh material is a rusty red tortoise shell with with minor surface scratches. The scratches are minimal, barely noticeable because of the pattern, and only add to the historical value of the bag. This style likely dates from the 1960s or 1970s.
Whiting and Davis metal mesh handbag in a rust tortoise shell pattern. Inner compartment lined in bronze silk with side pocket. Handle drop: 9 inches (double strap), 15 inches (single strap). Please note this bag is vintage and is preform. The item "Whiting & Davis Vintage Bicolor Metal Mesh Purse Bag Gold Paco Rabanne Disco 70s" is in sale since Saturday, December 5, 2020.This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Women\Women's Bags & Handbags". The seller is "ldf6785" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.