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powder bowl

Core Record

Title powder bowl
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Date circa 1920-1929
Description A circular powder bowl with a push-on lid. The lid incorporates a recess for a small powder puff, with a screw cover and finial. The whole powder bowl is made of thermoformed cellulose nitrate possibly by British Xylonite. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Accession Number PHSL : 70
Dimensions height 80mm, diameter 120mm
Materials plastic, CN, cellulose nitrate
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 thermoformed



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