Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"(Strawberry) Roan" box bag featuring greek-styled screen printed white horse embellished with strawberry appliqués
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Square box purse depicting the profile of a prancing horse done in a style evocative of Ancient Greek art. White screen printing embellished with satin strawberry appliqués and acrylic pearlescent flowers with sparkling amber centers. A strawberry appliqué plus the word "Roan" appear in the lower right corner, where Collins regularly titled her work. One of multiple variations on this theme.
Title of Piece
(strawberry, pictured) Roan (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
White, red, pearl, amber
Animals, horses, nature, fruit, puns
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
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, including to handles; original screen print unmarred and vivid; appliqués intact, in place and in good condition.
One of several designs featuring horses, a favorite subject of Enid Collins and her collectors.