Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"Slowpoke II" screen-printed, faux-jewel embellished tortoise box bag
11 L x 5 3/4 H x 2 3/4 D in.
Box purse depicting a faux-gem encrusted turtle in (leisurely) motion among a field of gem flowers. Screen printing is a gradient from royal blue to light green. Faux jewels include Aquamarine, Topaz, Crystal and small opalescent flowers with amber centers. "slow poke II" is screen printed in lower left corner. One variation on the theme.
Title of Piece
slow poke II (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Dark blue, green, amber, turquoise, white
Aquamarine, Crystal, Topaz, Pearl
Turtles, animals, nature
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
Reg. no. GP44191; 08/20/1964; "Side view of turtle"
Acrylic serigraph on heavily lacquered solid wood (probably mahogany with natural finish); 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; original screen print vivid; jewels intact and in good condition.
One of several designs on this theme.