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Brookes & Adams, Bandalasta

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Title Bandalasta
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Manufacturer Brookes & Adams
Date circa 1930-1939
Description A set of Bandalasta picnicware with 4 plates and 3 cups, circa 1930s. Bandalasta was the name given to a series of plastic wares made by Brookes & Adams from a synthetic resin discovered and developed by British Chemists in the 1920s. The classic Bandalasta marble effect was produced manually by scattering coloured moulding granules onto granules of the base colour, usually cream, before closing the mould.
Accession Number AIBDC : 003501
Dimensions plate diameter 165mm, cup height 70mm, cup diameter 75mm
Materials plastic, UF, urea formaldehyde, Beatl - trade name
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 compression moulded
Object Type picnic set



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