Whiting & Davis Gold Mesh Beggar's Purse, 1930s For Sale
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Whiting & Davis Gold Mesh Beggar's Purse, 1930s

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An ingenious design that kept handbags dainty despite having decent capacity, beggar's bags had round accordion-hinged mouths that expanded for filling. Beyond cool engineering this purse's added benefit is its engravable top, which has been left blank for future personalizing. Gold metal mesh pouch with expanding gatefold mouth and hinged metal cover; interior side pocket. Fully lined in peach silk faille. material: metal mesh, silk faille noteworthy: loosen dirt with baby toothbrush or compressed air repairs: restitched lining where loose at mouth condition: very good exterior with light surface wear and good interior with age-appropriate fabric discoloration and one previous repair measurements: height: 5 ½” width: 3” depth: 3” mouth: opens to 4” across chain drop: 4” label: Whiting & Davis

Details

  • Designer
    Whiting & Davis
  • Brand
  • In the Style Of
    Art Deco
  • Place of Origin
    United States
  • Period
  • Material Notes
    AdjustablePocketChainSilk
  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Light exterior surface wear, age-appropriate fabric discoloration and one previous lining repair
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 5.5 in. x W 3 in. x D 3 in. x Dm 4 in.H 13.97 cm x W 7.62 cm x D 7.62 cm x Dm 10.16 cm
  • Diameter
    4 in. (10.16 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Seller Reference Number
    0228.14.003
  • Reference Number
    LU86434004083
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