Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Top-opening wooden box bag with papier mâché daisie, white and dark green
0 L x 0 H x 0 D in.
1966 - 1968 ca.
Top-opening box purse of solid wood decorated on four sides and top with papier mâché curlicues and stylized daisies, painted in bright white and dark jade green, with bright spring-green leaves and sinuous lines. Daisy centers embellished with large faux-amber stones. A light touch of metallic gold rubbing on edges and some raised areas of the design. Two white-leather handles.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Bright white, dark green, bright spring green, gold (metal), amber
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; natural hand-stained leather handles; 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.