Handbag

Description:

Handbag. Arched frame of silver (plated?), lightly chased and engraved. Openwork areas on sides of frame allow rings from suspension chain to slide up and down acting as "locks". Mesh bag with enameled design of flowers. Inside bag are makers tag marked: "Mesh / Whiting & Davis Co. / Bags / Reg. U.S. & Can." and brand tag marked "El Sah".

Creator(s): Whiting & Davis Co.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1910/1910  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 88
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Manufacturer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1910/1910
Coverage:
Place
United States
From 1900 to 1910
Description:

Handbag. Arched frame of silver (plated?), lightly chased and engraved. Openwork areas on sides of frame allow rings from suspension chain to slide up and down acting as "locks". Mesh bag with enameled design of flowers. Inside bag are makers tag marked: "Mesh / Whiting & Davis Co. / Bags / Reg. U.S. & Can." and brand tag marked "El Sah".

Physical Description:

19 cm. from tip of closure to bottom of fringe; 9.5 cm. at widest part of bag.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Metalwork |
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Purse
Added Title: Mesh bag
Added Title: El Sah Mesh Handbag
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1969.030.054
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc30077
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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