Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Solid-wood box bag decorated with a bright orange papier mâché flower 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 antiqued white edged with rubbing of metallic gold. Decorated with a papier mâché flower in bright neon orange with a large faux-amber stone surrounded in metallic gold as its center. Leaves are bright green and deep olive. Small, round metallic-gold embellishments. Dark green vinyl handle.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Antiqued, off-white, neon orange, gold (metal), spring green, olive green
Collins Jewel Colors
Signature and/or Mark
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.