Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"Texicana 2" Texas-themed box bag with coins and faux jewels, in black
0 L x 0 H x 0 D in.
Box purse screen printed with symbols of Texas (longhorn steer, The Alamo, cowboy boot, oil rigs, map) and a large anthropomorphic sun. Sun, boot and steer's eyes are embellished with Topaz jewels. Faux-gold coins decorate a field of oil rigs and stars. Black and metallic-gold screen printing on dark-toned wood. Black vinyl handle. "texicana 2" screen-printed in lower left of front panel. One of several variations Collins made on this theme.
Title of Piece
texicana 2 (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Black and gold (metal)
Texas, the West, history, cowboys, cattle industry, oil industry, money, sun
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" screen printed on lower right of front panel
Reg. no. GP33650; 06/01/1962; "Derricks, sun & other symbols"
Acrylic serigraph on heavily lacquered solid wood (probably mahogany with walnut stain); 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 less-than-typical wear, including to handles; original coins intact and in place.
One of several variations on the Texas riches theme.