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synthetic silk fibres


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Title synthetic silk fibres
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University College at Bournemouth
Date circa 1955
Description A group of three skeins of 1950s synthetic silk fibres, one white and two pink, probably the first cellulose triacetate made in the UK. Triacetate was first produced commercially in the USA in 1954 by the Celanese Corporation. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 28
Dimensions height 6mm, width 80mm, length 250mm
Materials plastic, cellulose fibre, triacetate
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
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Method extruded
 

 

 

 

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