Handbags

1962 Wooden purse signed by Enid Collins. Titled "Pretty Foxie." 8" x 11" x 2". Cream leather, cream plastic handle, and brass hardware. $37 from Ginny Chenowith, Las Cruces, NM, through Ebay, Sept., '00.

A painted fox with rhinestone eyes sits beneath a bough of purple cabochon grapes. Some of these are missing. Inside the lid is a mirror and "The Original Box Bag by Collins of Texas hand-decorated for You! Copyright 1962 enid collins." The lid has "ec" in the lower right corner. Click on either image for a fuller view of the bag.