Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"Spring Chic" bird-themed jewel-embellished box bag, pink
0 L x 0 H x 0 D in.
Box purse depicting a stylized starburst and a bird in profile, screen-printed in pink and decorated with faux gems and pearlescent acrylic embellishments shaped like flowers. "spring chic" is screen printed in the lower right corner, with stars in place of the dots in both i's. One of multiple variations on this theme.
Title of Piece
spring chic (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Numbers
Pink, red, green, amber, pearl
Birds, chickens, nature, flowers, sun, stars
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
Undetermined. Possibly reg. no. GP60649; 12/16/1968; MHH; "Stylized chick"
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 some wear to corners; original screen print vivid; embellishments intact, in place and in good condition.
One of several designs featuring chicken puns, a favorite Enid Collins theme.