Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Solid-wood box bag decorated with an antiqued-white papier mâché flower on antiqued green
8 5/8 L x 4 1/4 H x 1 7/8 D in.
1966 - 1968 ca.
Box purse of solid wood painted in antiqued green and metallic gold. Decorated with a papier mâché flower in antiqued white and yellow-orange, with a large faux-amber stone in its center. Small, round metallic-gold embellishments. Vinyl handle is antiqued dark green.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Antique green, white, yellow-orange, 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 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 OR natural hand-stained leather handles; satin lining; mirror
Place of Manufacture
Papier mâché; machine-made box with hand-applied stain and lacquer; hand-wrought solid brass; some hand assembly
Places of Sale
Shows typical wear from use
Part of papier mâché product line manufactured in Puerto Rico in the late 1960s.