Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Casket-style wooden box bag with white papier mâché flower on copper
0 L x 0 H x 0 D in.
1966 - 1968 ca.
Box purse of solid wood decorated on four sides and top with papier mâché curlicues, then painted in antiqued white and metallic copper with rubbing of metallic gold on edges. Embellished with a stylized circular papier mâché flower in antiqued white with a large faux-amber stone in its center. Small, round metallic embellishments. Vinyl handle is antiqued brown.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Antiqued, white, gold (metal), copper, brown
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.