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$ 55.00

Vintage 1960s Sweater, Pink Floral Embroidery, Cavanagh Virgin Islands

Elaborate floral embroidery in several shades of pink makes this sweater a stand out for spring

Approx. Size: Label size 42, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good, beading is intact. One small stain on lining. Not noticeable when worn.

Mark/Label: Cavanagh's St. Thomas Virgin Islands

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The angora makes this sweater super soft. Intricate pink flowers on front, wrists and back. Nine round ball pearl buttons. Ribbed wrists and bottom. White nylon lining in bodice for ultimate comfort. From Cavanagh's, Virgin Islands. 70% wool. 20% angora, 10% nylon (lining)


Virginia Cavanagh traveled the world buying clothing and accessories for her chain of shops in the Caribbean popular with American tourists. She specialized in beaded sweaters and cocktail wear made in Hong Kong and Thai silk clothing. Know for having "Famous Labels from 50 Countries".



Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 16" (43 cm)
Bust: 18" (45.5 cm)
Bottom: 17" (43 cm)
Length – Center Back: 22½” (57 cm)
Sleeve: 22½ " (57 cm)
Wrist: 4” (10 cm)

 

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$ 55.00

Vintage 1960s White Beaded Angora Sweater, Made in Hong Kong

Hand done micro beading

Approx. Size: Small, but please check measurements below

Condition: Good, beading is intact and sweater is in good shape. Some staining and discoloration on the lining.

Mark/Label: Hand Decorated Dragon House of Hong Kong

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Beautiful cream sweater with elaborate white beading. 70% wool, 20% angora. The angora makes this sweater super soft. Seven metal hook and eyes down the front. Ribbed wrists and bottom. White nylon lining in bodice for ultimate comfort. Hong Kong was famous for their high quality beadwork in the 1950s and 1960s. #FD116

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 19" (48 cm)
Bust: 21" (53 cm)
Bottom: 17" (43 cm)
Length – Center Back: 23” (58 cm)
Sleeve: 21" (53 cm)
Wrist: 3 ½” (9 cm)

 

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$ 495.00

1970s Halston Ultrasuede Trench Coat, Dark Red, Matching Belt

Dynamite Halston trench in a very dark cranberry red tone of ultra suede

Approx. Size - Small. but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good. Minor wear commensurate with age

Mark/Label: Halston

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1970s cranberry red trench coat in ultrasuede by Halston. Matching belt, seven button front plus two 2 button cuffs with button placket. In-line pockets, one on each side.. Unlined. Note: Ultra suede pieces need to be cleaned by a speciality dry cleaners. . Use a clothes brush for dirt and dust. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders 15" (38")
Bust: 18" (45.5 cm)
Waist: 16" (40.5 cm)
Hips: 20” (51 cm)
Length – Center Back: 43” (109 cm)
Sleeve: 23” (58 cm)
Wrist: 4” (20 cm)
Belt: 58" x 2" (147 x 5 cm)

 

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$ 75.00

Vintage 1960s Beaded Sweater/Cardigan by Blairmoor, Black & White Beading, Bumble Bees

Delightful bumble bees decorate this vintage sweater

Approx. Size: Small, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good, beading is intact.

Mark/Label: Full Fashioned by Blairmoor Original, Mazet Yarn by Milliken of 100% Orlon

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Beautiful white Orlon acrylic sweater with delightful bumble bee beading in black and white. Additional Intricate white beading around the wrists and bottom Nine round ball pearl buttons. Ribbed wrists and bottom. White nylon lining for ultimate comfort. #FD119

Blairmoor was a major sweater manufacturer in the 1950s and 1960s. The company was purchased by Koret in 1967. Orlon is a synthetic acrylic developed by Dupont in the early 1950s.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 16" (43 cm)
Bust: 20" (50 cm)
Bottom: 15" (38 cm)
Length – Center Back: 21” (53 cm)
Sleeve: 22 ½ " (57 cm)
Wrist: 3 ½” (9 cm)

 

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$ 55.00

Vintage 1960s Beaded Angora Sweater/Cardigan, Yellow, White Flower Beading

Angora makes this sweater super soft

Approx. Size: Label size 42, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good, beading is intact. One small stain on lining. Not noticeable when worn.

Mark/Label: Cavanagh's St. Thomas Virgin Islands

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Beautiful pale yellow with white floral beading. 70% wool, 20% angora. The angora makes this sweater super soft. Intricate white floral beading on front and sleeves. White sequins with aurora borealis coating around the neck and down the label. Eight round ball pear buttons. Ribbed wrists and bottom. White nylon lining in bodice for ultimate comfort. From Cavanagh's St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. 


Virginia Cavanagh traveled the world buying clothing and accessories for her chain of shops in the Caribbean. She specialized in beaded sweaters and cocktail wear made in Hong Kong for women and Thai silk clothing for men and women. Know for having "Famous Labels from 50 Countries".


Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 16" (43 cm)
Bust: 19.5" (48 cm)
Bottom: 15" (43 cm)
Length – Center Back: 19” (51 cm)
Sleeve: 19 ½ " (48 cm)
Wrist: 3 ½” (9 cm)

 

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$ 75.00

Vintage 1960s Beaded Sweater/Cardigan, Dark Royal Blue, Lined, White Floral Beading, Hong Kong

Exquisitely made - Very rare color

Approx. Size: Small, but please check measurements below

Condition: Very good, beading is intact

Mark/Label: Phoenix Arts, Ambassador Hotel Arcade, Kowloon Hong Kong

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Amazing 1960s beaded sweater in dark royal blue wool knit. Very rare color. intricate floral beading on front, sleeves and back. Coordinating border beading around neck, wrists and bottom. Eight round navy buttons. The bottom buttonhole is in the blue ribbed knit at the bottom. White nylon lining. Make in Hong Kong, which was know the quality of it's beadwork in the 1950s and 1960s. Originally purchased at Phoenix Arts in the Ambassador Hotel Arcade. 

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 17" (43 cm)
Bust: 19" (48 cm)
Bottom: 17" (43 cm)
Length – Center Back: 20” (51 cm)
Sleeve: 19" (48 cm)
Wrist: 3.5” (9 cm)

 

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$ 95.00

1960s Black Fedora by Cavanagh Edge, Original Hat Box, Marshall Fields, Hat Size 7 1/8

Did you know statistics show that 8,497,585 hats were picked up in error.  Don't let it happen to you!

Approx. Hat Size: 7 1/8 (22 3/8") (56.8 cm); Outside Diameter: 14" x 12" (35.5 x 30.5 cm); Height of Crown 5" (12.5 cm); Width of Brim: 1" (2.5 cm)

Condition: Hat is in very good shape. Hatbox is damaged but serviceable.

Mark/Label: Cavanagh Hats, Made in Canada under license, Meyers & McCarthy Ft. Wayne Indiana

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Classic men's black wool felt fedora by Cavanagh with original hatbox. Narrow, slightly upturned brim. Wide grosgrain ribbon hatband style was made famous in the 1960s by Frank Sinatra. Made by one of the most important men's hat makers. Leather sweatband. Check out the "don't take my hat card inside the hatband. Styled with the distinctive Cavanagh Edge, a proprietary design for a hand-felted welted edge.  http://bit.ly/2odowPq

Check out this fascinating article on Cavanagh and their Edge technique

 

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$ 395.00

White Faux Fur & Embroidered Après-ski Jacket & Pants - 3 Piece Set, Black Velveteen, Made in France

Stunning embroidered jacket, tank and pants in black polyester velveteen

Approx. Size: Small, please see measurements below.

Condition:  Like New

Mark/Label: No makers mark, Made in France

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White faux fur on jacket is super soft and luxurious.  Intricate Swiss-style floral embroidery in blue, red and white on all three pieces.  Open jacket with wide faux white fur trim on collar, lapel, sleeves and bottom of jacket. Lightly padded shoulders. Pants and tank are fairly lightweight to offset the heavier jacket.  Jacket is open with no closure.  Pants are wide, straight-leg with scalloped edge, button fly in front.  Tank top has spaghetti straps and back is slightly lower than the front. All pieces are lined. 77% polyester, 23% viscose. Label states dry clean only.  No makers mark or brand label.


Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Jacket-
Shoulders: 16.5” (42 cm)
Bust: 18” (45.5 cm)
Bottom Edge:  22" (56 cm)
Length Center Back: 22” (56 cm)
Sleeve: 20" (51 cm)
Wrist: 6" (15 cm)

Fur trim: 3" (7.5 cm)

Tank-
Shoulders: 18” (45.5 cm)
Bust: 18” (45.5 cm)
Strap Width: .25” (.63 cm)
Bottom Edge: 17.5" (44.5 cm)
Length Center Back: 12.5” (37 cm)
Zipper: 10" ( 25.5 cm)

Pants-
Waist: 15" (38 cm)
Hips: 21.5" (54.5 cm)
Length: 43" (109 cm)
Pant Width: 9" (23 cm)
Zipper: 8" (20 cm)

  

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$ 28.00

Linda Allard Ellen Tracy Vintage Yellow & Black Short Skirt, Jagged Houndstooth, Wool, Cashmere, Size 2

Interesting jagged houndstooth pattern

Approx. Size:  Extra Small.  Please check measurements

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Linda Allard Ellen Tracy, Made in Hong Kong

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Snazzy bright yellow and black wool & cashmere short skirt in a jagged houndstooth design. Skirt has yellow acetate lining, back concealed zipper and one hook. Back vent allows freedom of movement. Short, a-line style. Made in Hong Kong label indicates that this piece is from the 1980s. 92% wool, 8% cashmere. Size 2.

Ellen Tracy was formed by Herbert Gallen in 1949 and was originally a blouse manufacturer.  In the early 60s he hired a recent design school grad, Linda Allard who in the space of two years became the principal designer.   The company soon expanded into sportswear and became a very prominent bridge label for career women.   Ellen Tracy was purchased by Liz Claiborne in 2002.  In 2000, Gallen, by then a widower and Allard married.

Approximate Measurements Taken Flat:
Waist: 13" (33 cm)
Hip: 19: (48 cm)
Length – Center Back: 22” (56 cm)
Slit: 6" (15 cm)
Zipper: 6.5" (16.5 cm)

 

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$ 45.00

1960s Turquoise Pillbox Hat, Lush Velvet, Hat Size 22

It's hip to be square with this lovely dark turquoise pillbox hat

Hat Size: 22" (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 9" (23 cm); Height of Crown 3.5" front, 2.5" back (9 - 6 cm)

Condition: Good, minor wear commensurate with age.

Mark/Label: None

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Dark aqua blue.  Large grosgrain ribbon bow in front.  Hat rises higher in the front. Turquoise satin lining. 

  

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$ 28.00

Black & White Plaid Cap by Roots, Canada, Hat Size 7⅛

Snazzy black and white plaid
Approx. Hat Size:  22" (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 9"  (23 cm)
Condition: Very Good
Mark/Label: Roots, Canada
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Black and white plaid hat by Roots.  Acrylic material.  Side silver button trim.  Label size small - medium

 

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$ 45.00

Purple Chenille Hat, Made in Ireland, Knit Travel Hat

Fun and versatile winter hat. Perfect for travel.

Hat Size:  22-23"  (55-58 cm) ; Outside Diameter: 11" (28 cm); Height of Crown 4"  (10 cm), Width of Brim:  2"  (5 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Dyed in the Wool Knitwear, made in Ireland

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Soft knit hat in purple chenille. Black knit hatband.  Madge call this style a brooch hat because it's the perfect shape and material to show off your favorite pin.  Folds flat for travel.   Synthetic chenille makes this one a great bet for winter and early spring's chill. Distinctive color is between purple and burgundy.  Hat stretches to fit most.   Brooch shown is available here.

 

Dyed in the Wool was a small company specializing in knitted hats and scarfs.  Based in Kilkenny, Ireland, the company was active in the early to mid 2000s.

 

 

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$ 19.00

Zebra Stiletto Pumps, Red Faux Alligator Trim, Size 8

Sexy red pumps

Size: 8 medium;  length: 10.5" (26,5 cm); 4" heel height (10 cm) 

Condition: Like new condition

Mark/Label: Qupid, made in China

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Zebra print pumps in faux leather.  Toes and stiletto heels are bright red faux alligator. New old stock.

 

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$ 28.00

Vintage Black Knit Hat with Sequins

Great hat to show off your favorite brooch

Approx. Hat Size: 22-23 (56-58 cm)"; Outside Diameter: 11" (28 cm); Height of Crown 5” (12.5 cm); Brim: 1.5" (4 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: None

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Fun black knit hat.  Black sequins add just a little bit of bling.  Hat stretches to fit most.  NOTE:  BROOCH SHOWN IS NOT INCLUDED. 

 

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$ 145.00

Vintage 1930s Beaded Blouse, Navy & Pink Crepe de Chine

Interesting combination of navy blue and salmon pink silk crepe de chine.  

Approx. Size:  Small, but please check measurements below

Condition: Good. Minor wear commensurate with age. Some minor bead loss at top right shoulder

Mark/Label: None

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Beautiful beaded blouse from the 1930s.  Front yoke, sleeves and back are all in navy. Lower part of the front is in pink.  This blouse is slightly tucked at the waist.  Navy blue beading runs down the front fringing over the top of the pink.  More navy beads fall down the of the front.  The beading has an aurora coating that really makes them glisten. Three quarter sleeves with decorative horizontal darts near openings.  

This blouse is meant to be tucked in and was part of a set with a matching high waisted skirt since there are buttons along the bottom of the back and the bottom front edged is pinked rather than hemmed. Blouse is longer in the front than the back.  Back zipper side and side snaps. Light shoulder padding.  

 

Approx. Measurements taken flat:
Shoulders: 14.5" (37 cm)
Bust: 16.5" (42 cm)
Waist: 15.5 (40 cm)
Length in Front: 23 (58.5 cm)
Length in Back: 19.5 (50 cm)
Sleeve: 18” (45.5 cm)
Sleeve Opening: 4.5" (11.5 cm)

 

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$ 26.00

1990s Baby Phat Goddess Handbag, Pink & Silver Lame

Fun early 90s handbag from Baby Phat

Approx. Size: 13" x 6" x 5"; (33 x 15 x 4 cm); 2" strap (12 cm); 9" hang (23 cm)

Condition: Minor wear commensurate with age. Vinyl lining has ink markings.

Mark/Label: Baby Phat Goddess

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Fun early 90s handbag from Baby Phat. Pink and silver lame with an oversized pink strap fashioned in the style of a belt with a large square silver buckle and silver studs. One compartment with pink acetate lining. Zipper close. 

 

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$ 30.00

Ladies Gray Flannel Fedora, Winter Wool Hat, Top Stitched Brim

Perfect for those cold winter days

Approx. Size: Hat Size: 21" (56 cm) ; Outside Diameter: 10" (25.5 cm); Height of Crown 4" (10 cm); Width of Brim: 2" (5 cm)

Condition: Hat is in good shape there is some glue residue inside above the fabric content label that is probably from the Maker label.

Mark/Label: RN#79124 indicates this hat was from the Accessory Design Group that is no longer in business.

One of a kind vintage item. Get it before it’s gone.

 

Stylish gray flannel hat in 100% wool.  Brim has concentric circles of top stitching for added interest.  Marvelous hat to show off your favorite brooch.  NOTE:  BROOCH SHOWN IS NOT INCLUDED.

 

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$ 85.00

Vintage Sally Victor Beret - Tam, Corduroy Paisley, Hat Size 22

Corduroy makes this beret so interesting

Approx. Size: Hat Size: 22" (56 cm); Outside Diameter: 9.5" (24 cm); Height of Crown 2” (5 cm) 

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Sally Victor Headlines

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Madge just loves this hat.  Bright paisley in gold, red and green in corduroy - a very unusual look.  Interior structure allows the beret stand out from the face.  In total a very unique look.  Mustard yellow topknot loop.  Bright red lining.

  

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$ 65.00

1970s Leslie James Tall Hat, Bright Blue, Hat Size 20.5

Fabulous pop of color for those dreary winter days

Approx. Hat Size: 20.5" (52 cm); Outside Diameter: 10" (25 cm); Crown 9” (23 cm); Brim Width:  1.5" (4 cm)

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Leslie James

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Glistening royal blue with snappy bright green hatband on one side and  upturned brim on the other.  Nappy wool looks like faux fur.  

 

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$ 55.00

1980s Geiger Tyrol Red Wool Knit Sweater Jacket, Short Waist, Size 34

Fabulous bright red jacket from Geiger

Approx. Size Small, but please check measurements

Condition:  Like New

Mark/Label: Geiger Tyrol on label plus metal plate on jacket front 

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This short waist, body hugging jacket will look great with this season's wide leg pants. The design and trim reminds Madge of a matador style jacket. Heavy wool in several different weaves that add interesting detail. Red Tyrol trim around neck and additional rope style wool trim on sleeves and front and back plackets. Broad shoulder with pads. Rib cuffs and hem. 6 antique gold metal buttons down the front with the extra button still stitched inside near the label. Label size 34 but please check measurements below.

Approx. Measurements Taken Flat:
Shoulders: 16" (40.5 cm)
Bust: 16" (40.5 cm)
Waist: Stretches 14"-15" (35 - 38 cm)
Length – Center Back: 53” (135.5 cm)
Sleeve: 23" (58 cm)
Wrist: Stretches 3"-4” (7 - 10 cm)

 

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$ 25.00

Small Beaded Evening Bag, Zebra Pattern, Faux Pearls, Silver Chain

Lovely small evening bag on a long silver metal chain

Approx. Size:   5" x 5" x 3";  (12.5 x 12.5 x 7.5 cm)  24" hang  (71 cm)  

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Made in Philippines (label is in the style of Mary Frances)

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Small hard box evening bag. Elaborate bead work in a zebra pattern bordered in faux pearls and more chain. String and faux stone snap close. Purse is a card case with one main compartment. Felt lining with ric rac trim. This is probably a Mary Frances bag since the "made in The Philippines" label looks like the one in her handbags.

 

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$ 55.00

1940s Brown Pouch Handbag by Princess, Gold Crown Clasp

You're the vintage princess with this extraordinary 1940s purse

Approx. Size: 8" x 7" x 3 (20 x 77.5 x 7.5 cm); Straps are 1" (2.5 cm) wide; 6" (15 cm) hang; Closure: 2" x 1" (5 x 2.5 cm)

Condition: Very good, minor wear on metal closure

Mark/Label: Bag by Princess

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Pouch style fabric purse in  medium brown. The focal point is the oversized crown snap close in gold metal. Beautiful brown satin lining with one main compartment plus a small pocket and an additional comb pocket, gold comb lock. Double straps. #FP126

 

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$ 12.00

Lime Green Evening Bag - Clutch, Silver Chain

Lovely lime green color.

Approx. Size: 10" x 4.5"; (25 x 11 cm) 7" hang (17.5 cm)

Condition: Good

Mark/Label: Made in China

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Lovely small evening bag or clutch in lime green polyester satin. Silver hardware and chain strap. Matching green fabric is woven through the chain. Silver kiss close. One main compartment plus one small pocket. 


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$ 32.00

Whiting & Davis Black Metal Mesh Shoulder Bag

Approx. Size: 8" x 5.5" x 3"  (20 x 14 x 25 cm); 20" hang (51 cm) 

Condition: Very good

Mark/Label: Whiting & Davis on lining, UK Patent #s on snap, 1519246 & 0973682

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Stylish small shoulder bag in black metal mesh from Whiting & Davis.  Long black leather strap makes this a great cocktail bag for dancing the night away.  One main compartment with an additional small inside pocket.  Top zipper closure with Whiting & Davis gold metal tag.  Black lining.

Whiting & Davis originally opened as the Wade, Davis & Co in 1876. In 1880 Charles Whiting joined the company and worked is way up the company from errand boy to artisan to the New York sales rep in ten years. In 1892, Charles Whiting wove by hand the first Whiting & Davis handbag from gold metal mesh, creating one of the first “It” handbags. The company also created their second iconic design, the snake bracelet late in the 1890s. By 1896, Charles Whiting had partnered with company cofounder Edward Davis and the name Whiting & Davis was born. Throughout the 20th century Whiting & Davis created highly sought after metal mesh handbags, jewelry and other accessories. The company is still in existence today using different jewelry marks to differentiate new items from vintage pieces.

 

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