Catalog No. 0000.00.00
Solid-wood box bag with heavy paint treatment in antiqued white and copper, with single white flower
8 5/8 L x 4 1/4 H x 1 7/8 D in.
1966 - 1968 ca.
Box purse of solid wood heavily painted in white antiqued with metallic gold. Center section outlined in sinuous line of papier mâché and thick paint grading from off-white to copper. Single white papier mâché flower offset to right with a large faux-amber stone in its center. Small, round metallic embellishments. White vinyl handle.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Antiqued, off-white, metallic gold, copper, amber
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.