Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Casket-style box bag minimally decorated with stylized daisies in metallic papier mâché and faux jewels
7 1/4 L x 4 5/8 H x 3 1/2 D in.
1966 - 1968 ca.
Casket-style box purse of warm brown wood decorated on four sides and top with papier mâché stylized daisies, painted in metallic gold over antiques white, with large faux-amber stones as their centers. Box is unusual in this Enid Collins line for its minimal use of paint and papier mâché. Antiqued brown vinyl handle.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Warm brown, gold (metal), amber
Collins Jewel Colors
Signature and/or Mark
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.