Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"Road Runner" colorful bird-themed bejeweled box bag
9 3/8 L x 4 7/8 H x 2 1/4 D in.
Prob. 1972 (box size, copyright info.)
Box purse featuring a vivid green roadrunner and gold stylized sunburst screen printed on a blond wood. Decorated with brightly colored faux stones in blue, turquoise, chartreuse, and red, with metallic-gold embellishments. "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
Emerald green, light green, blue, red, gold (metal)
Collins Jewel Colors
Ruby, Sapphire, Aquamarine, Chartreuse, Crystal, Gold (metal)
Birds, nature, sun, the West
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" serigraph on lower right front
Probably reg. no. GP77157; 01/01/1972; G2W; "Stylized with sunburst above"; 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; 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.