Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"Slow Poke" bejeweled tortoise box bag, black and gold
11 L x 5 3/4 H x 2 3/4 D in.
Box purse depicting a black- and metallic-gold-printed turtle in (leisurely) motion among a field of stars. Stars and turtle's shell are embellished with Crystal faux gems. "slow poke" is screen printed in lower left corner. One variation on the theme.
Title of Piece
slow poke (sic)
Enid Collins (American, 1926-1989), for Collins of Texas
Associated Product Codes
Black, gold, white, brown
Crystal, gold (metal)
Turtles, animals, nature
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
Reg. no. GP38934; 08/01/1963; "Turtle"
Acrylic serigraph on heavily lacquered solid wood (probably mahogany with walnut stain); 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.