It is in excellent condition, with only a tiny tarnish spot on both sides of the scalloped bottom trim (see close-up).
and davis is still in operation today, making metal mesh for the fashion industry as well as other industries such as home decor and jewelry.
Learn about the history of this company and the handbags they're so famous for.
these were small bags with silk linings and hand engraved frames.
& davis began in 1876 as wade, davis & company in plainville, mass.
All of the circumstances that contributed to the scarcity of these purses today might never be known.