Antique Archaeology

Whiting & Davis Gold Burlesque Purse


In 1876, Wade Davis & Edward Whiting founded Whiting & Davis, one of the leaders in early women's fashion. Created for flappers and burlesque dancers, and “well dressed women everywhere," all Whiting & Davis bags were hand made with precious metals and a patented chain mail design. Sold in as-is condition, all parts original. Minor damage and fraying can be seen seen on the inside stitching of the bag.  

Measurements: 5.5" x 4.7" x 1"

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