By 1926 when a new factory was built, “Whiting & Davis was considered the world’s largest manufacturing house of its kind,” the company’s website touted.
From 1912 through 1925, most of the bags Whiting & Davis produced were fashioned of sterling silver or vermeil (essentially gold plating over sterling silver).
This iconic clutch is fashioned from unusual "round mesh" metal tiles for a stylish retro look. Wristlet featuring an allover metallic design Double top carry handles Top magnetic snap closure Inside slip pocket Polyester grosgrain lining 11"W x 5"H x 0.5"D Brass metal mesh Imported.
Beaded purses became popular in the nineteenth century, went out of style, but are again in use.
You will want to make sure that all the moisture is gone and not trapped inside the mesh tiles.
On mesh purses that do not have painted decorations, I have used silver or brass cleaner to bring out the sheen of the purse.
This shimmering metallic pouch is covered in kisses and makes a fun evening-out accessory. Style Name: Whiting & Davis Kisses Metallic Clutch.
A circular Whiting & Davis hardshell wristlet with a polished finish.