Catalog No. 0000.00.0
Zodiac series Scorpio bejeweled box bag in black.
0 L x 0 H x 0 D in.
Black screen print and bejeweled box bag depicting a large scorpion (representative of the astrological sign Scorpio) with jeweled flower on its back. Top decorated with jet-black and topaz faux gems, gold rings, and crystal stars. Astrological symbol for the sign appears in lower left corner of front. Top-opening box purse. Two handles.
Title of Piece
Scorpio, from Zodiac series
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
CHF, CHW, W8
Black, gold, white, amber, gold (metal)
Black Jet, Crystal, Topaz, Gold (metal)
Astrology, zodiac, symbolism, nature, animals, insects
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
Reg. no. undetermined. Date: 1969. "Scorpion"
Acrylic serigraph on heavily lacquered solid wood (probably mahogany); glass jewels manufactured for Collins of Texas in the Czech Republic; acrylic embellishments; hand-wrought solid brass clasps and ornaments; natural hand-stained leather; 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 jewels)
Place of Manufacture
Places of Sale
Typical wear to leather (cracking) but original jewels intact and in place.
One series of several called "Zodiac."