Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"Sea Garden" turquoise bejeweled fish box bag
8 5/8 L x 2 3/4 W x 8 5/8 H in.
Square box purse featuring aqua-blue screen-printed fish and kelp, embellished with Aquamarine and Topaz faux gems, opalescent-acrylic flowers, and pearly acrylic embellishments of starfish and shells. "Sea garden" is screen printed in lower left corner. Part of the "Caribbean Caper" line that Collins wrote was inspired by a "sojourn" in the Bahamas.
Title of Piece
Sea garden (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Turquoise, white, amber
Aquamarine, Topaz, Pearl
Fish, the sea, water, marine life
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
Acrylic serigraph on wood; glass faux jewels; brass findings; vinyl handle; satin lining; mirror
Web-press serigraph print; machine-cut box; some hand assembly; hand-applied jewels
Place of Manufacture
Places of Sale
Shows less than typical wear; original screen print vivid; jewels intact and in good condition.
Part of the "Caribbean Caper" line.