Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Solid-wood box bag decorated with neon papier mâché fruit
11 1/4 L x 5 3/8 H x 4 1/4 D in.
1966 - 1968 ca.
Casket-style wood box purse painted in antiqued neon colors and decorated on sides and top with bright fruits: pineapple, watermelon, orange, lemon. Two leather handles.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Turquoise, neon green, orange, magenta, gold, orange
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); 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
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.