Purse

Description

Silver mesh purse with cathedral arch frame etched with scroll filigree. Ball and socket clasp. Ball finials at each corner of tri-corner bottom. Mesh band handle with slide adjustment stamped with a four petal flower. Interior of frame stamped: "Mesh / Whiting & Davis / Bags" and "Sterling"

Physical Description

Measurements: length of purse 19 cm; width at base of frame 7.5 cm; length of handle 14.5 cm

Creation Information

Whiting & Davis Co. 1910/1919.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: Texas Fashion Collection and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Former owner

  • Kobler, Regina Kobler, Regina (b. 1881, Rajcza Dolna, Austria - d. Dallas, Texas, USA, 1953; Citizen USA 1917, in business by 1913-1930s?) Cothing designer.

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Description

Silver mesh purse with cathedral arch frame etched with scroll filigree. Ball and socket clasp. Ball finials at each corner of tri-corner bottom. Mesh band handle with slide adjustment stamped with a four petal flower.

Interior of frame stamped: "Mesh / Whiting & Davis / Bags" and "Sterling"

Physical Description

Measurements: length of purse 19 cm; width at base of frame 7.5 cm; length of handle 14.5 cm

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Collections

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Texas Fashion Collection

The UNT Texas Fashion Collection is dedicated to the preservation and documentation of historically significant fashion, and serves as an educational and inspirational resource for students, researchers, and the general public. This vital resource is part of the UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.

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Creation Date

  • 1910/1919

Start & End Dates

  • 1910 - 1919

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Dec. 4, 2014, 2:16 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 28, 2017, 11:35 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Whiting & Davis Co. Purse, physical object, 1910/1919; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc461785/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.