Catalog No. 0000.00.0
"Sophistikits" screen-printed and bejeweled box bag featuring a three stylized black cats
11 1/8 L x 8 1/2 H X 2 3/4 W in.
Box purse depicting three Siamese-like, stylized cats screen printed in black and decorated with faux gems. Kittens eyes are done in Emerald jewels; collars and legs in Crystal stones. "Sophistikits" 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
Black, green, white
Emerald, Crystal, Gold (metal)
Animals, domestic animals, cats, puns
Signature and/or Mark
"ec" and copyright symbol screen printed on lower right front
Reg. no. GP548l6; 05/15/1967; "Three stylized cats"
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; 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.