Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"True Friendship" bejeweled box bag
0 L x 0 H X 0 D in.
Faux gem embellishments on angels' wings and at base of heart. Black vinyl handle and black-leather clasp detail.
Box purse with a screen-printed design of two angels in profile facing a large, central heart framing the following text: "true friendship is a Gordian knot which angel hands have tied..."
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Turquoise, blue, black, amber
Friendship, love, idioms, angels, religion
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" screen printed on lower right of front panel
Reg. no. GP31887; 12/15/1961; "Anglels and true friendship; Angels holding tie over heart"
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 less-than-typical wear, including to handles; original screen-print in excellent condition; original jewels intact and in place.