Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Solid-wood box bag with three pink papier mâché flowers on antiqued white and gold
8 5/8 L x 1 7/8 W x 4 1/4" H in.
1966 - 1968 ca.
Box purse of solid wood painted in bright white edged with rubbing of metallic gold. Decorated with three papier mâché flowers in magenta and pink, with large faux-amber stones as their centers. Leaves are bright green and deep olive, and lightly rubbed with metallic gold. Dark green vinyl handle.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
White, magenta, pink, spring green, dark green, amber, gold (metal)
Collins Jewel Colors
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" in raised papier mâché in lower right corner of front panel
Papier mâché on wood; glass faux stones manufactured for Collins of Texas in the Czech Republic; brass findings; leather handles; satin lining; mirror
Machine-made box; some hand assembly
Place of Manufacture
Places of Sale
Shows typical wear from use
Part of papier mâché product line manufactured in Puerto Rico in the late 1960s.