Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Casket-style box bag with copper papier mâché flowers on all sides, antiqued white
8 5/8 L x 3 3/8 H x 4 1/4 D in.
1966 - 1968 ca.
Casket-style box purse of solid brown wood decorated on four sides and top with metallic-copper papier mâché stylized flowers with bright-green and dark-green leaves. Centers embellished with large imitation stones amber and crystal. Background and acrylic daisy embellishments antiqued in off-white and edged with rubbing of metallic copper. Antiqued dark-green vinyl handle.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Antiqued, off-white, bright spring green, dark green (jade), copper (metal), 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.