Willow Hilson Vintage

"White Mesh & Bakelite" vintage 1940's Large White Mesh Whiting & Davis Clutch Bag


This truly iconic 1940's Whiting & Davis white mesh clutch bag, is a true piece of fashion accessory history. The wonderful turned in edges of the bag frame the metal zip fastening, which is adorned with a bright yellow bakelite circular toggle. The bag opens to a navy blue rayon lining with two small side pockets. The external mesh design of the bag boasts a straight pattern along the top edges and a diagonal pattern to the mesh along the main body. 

Label: Whiting & Davis Co. Bags 

Height of Bag: 7 inches
Length of Bag: 13 inches
Width of Base: 2 inches
Length of zip fastening: 11.5 inches 

Material: white painted metal mesh, rayon lined, metal zip, bakelite toggle

Condition: In good vintage condition, with natural surface tarnishing to the mesh, some of this appears slightly yellowed in areas. Yellowing to the mesh along the base and corners. Light and natural surface scratches to the bakelite toggle. Light and natural wear to the rayon lining.  Please refer to the photographs as they form part of the product description. 

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