Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Solid-wood box bag decorated with a magenta and white papier mâché flower on dark 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 jade green and metallic gold. Decorated with a papier mâché flower in a gradient from deep magenta to bright pink to white, with a large faux-amber stone in its center and bright green papier mâché leaves. Small, round metallic-gold embellishments antiqued in green. White vinyl handle.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Antiqued, jade green, magenta, pink, Kelly green, 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.