Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"Road Runner" bird-themed bejeweled box bag in off-white and gold
11 7/8 L x 6 1/2 H x 2 3/4 D in.
Box purse featuring a serigraph of a stylized roadrunner and sun- or star-bursts printed in off-white and metallic-gold acrylic on light-toned wood. Embellished with amber and clear faux gems and metallic-gold acrylic embellishments. Unlike other variations on this theme, this bird includes feather details on the body. "road runner" serigraph in hand-script cursive style appears in lower left corner.
Title of Piece
road runner (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Cream (off-white, ivory), gold (metal), amber
Collins Jewel Colors
Crystal, Topaz, Gold (metal), Cream
Birds, nature, sun, the West
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" serigraph on lower right front
Reg. no. GP49374; 11/3/1965; bird & stars
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; natural hand-stained leather trim; 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 on leather and interior; minor wear to wood; serigraph vivid; original jewels and embellishments intact and in place.
One of many variations on this theme.