Catalog No. 0000.00.00
"Poki" screen-printed and bejeweled tortoise box bag, square
8 1/2 L x 1 7/8 W x 4 1/4 H in.
Square box purse of light-toned wood screen printed in a gradient from bright to deep green, depicting a stylized turtle in profile among flowers. Decorated with acrylic flower embellishments in turquoise and white. "Poki" serigraph in hand-script cursive style appears in the lower left corner of front. The letter "I" is dotted with a serigraph flower with a white imitation-stone center.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Green, turquoise, white, yellow
Collins Jewel Colors
Turtles, animals, reptiles, flowers
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol printed on lower right corner
Acrylic serigraph on wood; 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.