Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"Pax" white dove and olive branch casket-style box bag
7 1/4 L x 4 5/8 H x 3 1/2 D in.
Top-opening box purse of light-toned wood screen printed with a stylized white dove holding a green olive branch in its beak. Top is screen printed with "PAX" and another olive branch in green. Decorated with imitation gems in opaque white and antiques metallic copper and gold.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
White, olive green, antique gold and copper
Collins Jewel Colors
Politics, Democratic Party, 1968 Election, animals, elephants, flowers
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol printed on lower right corner
Acrylic serigraph on heavily lacquered solid wood (probably mahogany); glass jewels manufactured for Collins of Texas in the Czech Republic; acrylic embellishments; hand-wrought solid brass clasps and ornaments; vinyl handle; satin lining; mirror
Serigraph (screen) print; 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
Betty Lane Shops, Clearwater, Fla.
Shows typical wear from use; serigraph vivid; original jewels intact and in place.
The dove holding an olive branch in its beak is an early Christian symbol for peace (Latin: pax).