Catalog No. 0000.00.0
Zodiac series Libra bejeweled box bag in black.
0 L x 0 H x 0 D in.
Black screen print and bejeweled box purse depicting a two-armed scale (reference to the astrological sign Libra) holding faux-gem flowers in white and amber. Top is decorated with jewel flowers and gold rings. Astrological symbol for Libra appears on lower left of front. Top-opening box bag. Two handles.
Title of Piece
Libra, from Zodiac series
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
CHF, CHW, W8
Black, gold, white, amber, gold (metal)
Black Jet, Crystal, Topaz, Gold
Astrology, zodiac, flowers, scale, justice, balance
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
Reg. no. undetermined. Date: 1969. "Scales with flowers"
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; natural hand-stained leather handles; satin lining; mirror
Web-press serigraph 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 jewels intact and in place
One series of several called "Zodiac."