Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Solid-wood box bag with three white papier mâché flowers on black
8 5/8 L x 4 1/4 H x 1 7/8 D in.
1966 - 1968 ca.
Box purse of solid wood decorated with three stylized white papier mâché flowers on black. Centers are large faux-amber stones and leaves bright spring green and dark green. Flowers and leaves rubbed lightly with metallic gold. Black vinyl handle.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Black, white, amber, spring green, dark green, gold (metal)
Collins Jewel Colors
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" in raised papier mâché in lower right corner of front panel
Papier mâché on solid wood (possibly mahogany); glass jewels manufactured for Collins of Texas in the Czech Republic; acrylic embellishments; hand-wrought solid brass clasps and ornaments; rigid vinyl handle; satin lining; mirror
Papier mâché; machine-made box with hand-applied stain and lacquer; hand-wrought solid brass; some hand assembly (hand application of jewels)
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.