Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"Piña" screen-printed and bejeweled pineapple box bag, casket style
8 5/8 L x 5 3/8 H x 4 1/4 D in.
Prob. 1972 (see Copyright info. under "Design")
Top-opening box purse of blond wood screen printed in a gradient from emerald to light green, depicting a stylized pineapple on its side. Leaves are embellished with Emerald and light-green imitation gemstones, and skin with small acrylic flowers in transparent light and dark amber. "Piña," Spanish for "pineapple," serigraph in hand-script printed style appears in the lower left corner.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Emerald green, spring green, light green, amber, brown
Collins Jewel Colors
Emerald, light green
Fruit, flora (plants), tropics, food
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" printed on lower right corner (no copyright symbol)
Probably reg. no. GP77172; 01/01/1972; C3W; "Pineapple"; copyright holder Collins of Texas rather than Enid Collins.
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; rigid 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
Shows typical wear from use; serigraph vivid; original jewels intact and in place.