Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"Spring Chic" bird-themed jewel-embellished box bag, white
0 L x 0 W x 0 H in.
Box purse depicting a stylized bird in profile, screen-printed in white and embellished with pearlescent and pearly green acrylic embellishments shaped like flowers and leaves. "Spring Chic" is screen printed in the lower right corner, where Collins regularly titled her work. One of multiple variations on this theme.
Title of Piece
Spring Chic (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
White, pearl, pearlescent green
Birds, chickens, nature, flowers
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
Acrylic serigraph on wood; acrylic embellishments; brass findings; white leather clasp detail; vinyl handle; satin lining; mirror
Web-press serigraph print; machine-cut box; some hand assembly
Place of Manufacture
Places of Sale
Shows typical wear, including to handles; original screen print unmarred and vivid; embellishments intact, in place and in good condition.
One of several designs featuring chicken puns, a favorite Enid Collins theme.