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Mesh Purse

2001.121A-D (RS244364)

Description

Chain link mesh purse (a) in original box (c-d) and bag (b). Has an elongated design, with floral openwork on the bottom. There is a clasp on top to open and close the purse, and an adjustable handle with a sliding mechanism.

Details

Maker
Whiting & Davis Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
ca. 1920s-1930s
Inscriptions
"A / Whiting & Davis / Mesh Bag / TRADE MARK REG. / WHITING & DAVIS CO. / USA AND CAN[sic.]" (printed)
"FINE MESH BAGS / NO. 6584/136618" (printed)
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
chains (object genres)
mesh
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Plainville (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
chains (object genres)
mesh
Purse
purses (ladies' accessories)
Dimensions
2 7/8 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.121A-D
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Surabian
GUSN
246330

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