Mesh Purse

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

ca. 1920s-1930s

GUSN

GUSN-246330

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

Descriptive Terms

purses (ladies' accessories)
chains (object genres)
mesh
Purse

Inscription

"A / Whiting & Davis / Mesh Bag / TRADE MARK REG. / WHITING & DAVIS CO. / USA AND CAN[sic.]" (printed)
"FINE MESH BAGS / NO. 6584/136618" (printed)

Maker

Whiting & Davis Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Massachusetts

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

2 7/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Surabian

Accession Number

2001.121A-D

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Plainville (Bristol county, Massachusetts)