Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Solid-wood box bag with three pink papier mâché flowers on antiqued white and gold
8 5/8 L x 4 1/4 H x 1 7/8 D in.
1966 - 1968 ca.
Box purse of solid wood painted in bright white edged with rubbing of metallic gold. Decorated with three papier mâché flowers in magenta and pink, with large faux-amber stones as their centers. Leaves are bright green and deep olive, and lightly rubbed with metallic gold. Dark green vinyl handle.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
White, magenta, pink, spring green, dark green, amber, gold (metal)
Collins Jewel Colors
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" in raised papier mâché in lower right corner of front panel
Papier mâché on solid wood (possibly mahogany); glass jewels manufactured for Collins of Texas in the Czech Republic; acrylic embellishments; hand-wrought solid brass clasps and ornaments; rigid vinyl handle; satin lining; mirror
Papier mâché; 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
Part of papier mâché product line manufactured in Puerto Rico in the late 1960s.