Elegant Whiting & Davis chainmail mesh purse handbag C.1920.

This handbag stands out from other mesh handbags by Whiting & Davis.
It is quite large and well decorated.
The frame embellished with intricate repousse and filigree ornament,
and the clutch with blue cabochon.
The bottom of the purse adorned with lacy ornaments.

The mash ribbon loop adorned with repousse clamp and slider
to retain the purse on a wrist.

The whole purse with ribbon is 14 1/4" long.
The purse is 8 1/2" long, 6" wide with mesh fully spread out.
The frame is 2 1/2" wide.

The ribbon is 6" long, 7 mm wide.

The frame stamped
MESH BAGS
WHITING & DAVIS CO
REG. U.S.
SOLDERED MESH
PAT'D

Total weight is 98.7 grams.

Excellent antique condition.
Metal covered with beautiful antique patina.

ITEM ID
3158
COLOR
Silver
ITEM TYPE
Antique
FASHION STYLE
Designer
FASHION ERA
1920's

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Antique Art Deco Whiting & Davis Mesh Purse Handbag C.1920

$395

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