Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"My [Heart] [Pants] 4 U" jeweled box bag substituting numbers, letters and pictures for funny word play
0 L x 0 H x 0 D in.
One of the wackier word-play designs by Enid Collins. Solid light-toned wood box purse screen printed in bright white and vivid red. Uses numerals, letters and pictures to create a visual pun on the phrase, "My heart pants for you." Large red-outlined heart at center is decorated in round faux ruby stones and flanked by "my" and "4" on left, an illustration of ruffles pantaloons and "u" at right. Three red acrylic rose appliqués decorate the bottom of the design.
Title of Piece
my [heart] [pants] 4 u (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Bright white, vivid cherry red
Collins Jewel Colors
Love, passion, humor, word-play, numbers, letters, visual puns
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol printed on lower right of front panel
Reg. no. GP36225; 12/15/1962
Acrylic serigraph on heavily lacquered solid wood (probably mahogany in natural finish); glass jewels manufactured for Collins of Texas in the Czech Republic; 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 jewels)
Place of Manufacture
Places of Sale
Shows typical wear from use; serigraph vivid; original embellishments intact and in place.
Enid Collins created several witty designs that play with letters, numerals and images to create visual puns.