Just purchased from a local Estate, Vintage Whiting & Davis Metal Mesh Purse with Art Deco Design. A hot pink, blue, green, coral painted in an Art Deco geometrical motif which repeats itself on both sides. This bag is in good Estate condition, there is a small spot in the mesh on the bottom that has come apart that is shown in photo 3. The frame and clasp are in good condition does show some signs of wear due to age. The Whiting and Davis Company started producing purses in Massachusetts back in 1892. They were the first company to use the painted mesh in the mid 1920's Flapper Days. It measures approx 6 inches wide by 7 inches long. The chain hangs approx: 7 inches in length.
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