Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"Sophistikit" screen-printed and bejeweled box bag featuring a stylized metallic-gold cat
11 1/8 L x 8 1/2 H x 2 3/4 W in.
Box purse depicting a Siamese-like, stylized cat screen printed in metallic gold and decorated with Topaz faux gems and white and gold embellishments. "Sophistikit" is screen printed in lower left corner. One of multiple variations on a theme very popular with Enid Collins and collectors.
Title of Piece
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Gold (metal), amber, white
Topaz, Gold (metal)
Animals, domestic animals, cats, puns
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
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 fun theme.