Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"(Strawberry) Roan" white-horse and strawberry box bag
0 L x 0 W x 0 H in.
Box purse depicting the profile of a horse (lying down) in white outline screen print, embellished with satin strawberry appliqués. A strawberry appliqué plus the word "roan" appear in the lower right corner, where Collins regularly titled her work. One of multiple variations on this theme.
Title of Piece
(strawberry, pictured) roan (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Animals, horses, nature, fruit, puns
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
Acrylic serigraph on heavily lacquered solid wood (probably mahogany with walnut stain); acrylic embellishments; hand-wrought solid brass clasps and ornaments; rigid vinyl handle; natural hand-stained leather trim; satin lining; mirror
Serigraph (screen) print; machine-made box with hand-applied stain and lacquer; hand-wrought solid brass; some hand assembly (hand application of embellishments)
Place of Manufacture
Places of Sale
Shows typical wear, including to handles; original screen print unmarred and vivid; appliqués intact, in place and in good condition.
One of several designs featuring a pun on horses, a favorite subject of Enid Collins and her collectors.