Whiting & Davis Deco Hand-Tinted Dresden Mesh Evening Purse 1920s For Sale
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Whiting & Davis Deco Hand-Tinted Dresden Mesh Evening Purse 1920s

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Offered here is a Whiting & Davis hand-tinted Dresden mesh purse from the 1920s. The very fine dark silver mesh, known as "Dresden mesh", is decorated with flowing designs on both sides in subtle shades of pink, coral, green, & blue. The process to achieve this decoration was silk-screening over several days, as one color dried for twenty-four hours before another was applied. The gold-washed frame is executed in a geometric stepped Art Deco design with an attached snake chain handle; the interior of the purse is lined in cream satin, and offers a small interior pouch. This Deco masterpiece exhibits excellent condition throughout -- the mesh is perfect, with no snags or tears or blemishes; the lining is unstained and intact; and the clasp is crisp and secure. Signed "Whiting & Davis Co Mesh Bags". Dimensions: 7.5" L x 7" W; handle, 15.5" L.

Details

  • Designer
    Whiting & Davis
  • Brand
    Whiting & Davis
  • In the Style Of
    Art Deco
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    slight wear to gilding on frame
  • Dimensions
    W 7 in. x D 7.5 in.W 17.78 cm x D 19.05 cm
  • Length
    7.5 in. (19.05 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Burbank, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU129415197242
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