Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Solid-wood box bag decorated with antique neon papier mâché flowers
11 1/4 L x 5 3/8 H x 4 1/4 D in.
1966 - 1968 ca.
Casket-style box purse of solid wood painted in vibrant neon colors and decorated on all sides and top with stylized flowers. Two leather handles.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Neon aqua, neon pink, neon green, antique white, olive green
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); hand-wrought solid brass clasps and ornaments; natural hand-stained leather handles; satin lining; mirror
Papier mâché; machine-made box with hand-applied stain and lacquer; hand-wrought solid brass; 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.