Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Casket-style wooden box bag with papier mâché daisie, white and dark green
0 L x 0 W x 0 H in.
1966 - 1968 ca.
Box purse of solid wood decorated on four sides and top with papier mâché curlicues and stylized daisies, painted in bright white and dark jade green, with bright spring-green leaves and sinuous lines. Daisy centers embellished with large faux-amber stones. A light touch of metallic gold rubbing on edges and some raised areas of the design. Two white-leather handles.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Bright white, dark green, bright spring green, gold (metal), amber
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.