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Description - Whiting & Davis Purses by Leslie Pina

The Whiting & Davis purse is the epitome of the mesh bag. For over one hundred years, these shimmery pieces of splendor have graced the fashionable womans wardrobe. Thanks to designs ranging from abstract Deco patterns to extravagant figurals to sleek gold and silver solids, Whiting & Davis purses are as sought-after for their artistry as for their practicality. This first-ever book devoted solely to Whiting & Davis captures all the charm and splendor of the companys mesh bags, past and present, in over 600 color photos, vintage ads, catalog pages, and archival material. The informal, informative text explores the colorful Whiting & Davis history and related product lines. A current price guide completes this in-depth look at the purses that advertisements dubbed the loveliest of all feminine accessories--the perfect mesh!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764316425
ISBN-10: 0764316427
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 216mm x 23mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 15-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Leslie Pina

Co-authors Leslie Pina (photography & design) and Donald-Brian Johnson (text), have collaborated on numerous books for Schiffer Publishing.

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