Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"Poki" screen-printed and bejeweled tortoise box bag, square, black
0 L x 0 W x 0 H in.
Square box purse of light-toned wood screen printed in black and gold, depicting a stylized turtle in profile among flowers. Decorated with acrylic flower embellishments in pearl and amber, and amber and crystal. "Poki" serigraph in hand-script cursive style appears in the lower left corner of front. The letter "I" is dotted with a serigraph flower and acrylic pearl floral embellishment.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Black, metallic gold, amber, white
Collins Jewel Colors
Turtles, animals, reptiles, flowers
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol printed on lower right corner
Acrylic serigraph on wood; glass and acrylic jewels and embellishments; leather clasp detail; vinyl handle; brass findings; satin lining; mirror
Web-press serigraph print; machine-made box; some hand assembly (hand application of jewels)
Place of Manufacture
Places of Sale
Shows typical wear from use; serigraph vivid; original jewels intact and in place.
One of several variations of popular "Poki" and "Slow Poke" turtle themes.