Diddy shopping bag

A purple expanding knotted polyamide fibre shopping bag with PVC grips, capable of holding up to 10lbs in weight. This example dates from the 1970s and is complete with a descriptive label. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Designer

Manufacturer

Country
Date
1970 - 1979 (circa)
Dimensions
length 175 mm, width 95 mm, depth 15 mm
Methods
extruded (fibre), injection moulded (grips)
Colour
Object Number
PHSL : 35
Inscription
"Don't be caught unawares. You will be amazed by how much it will hold. Up to 10 lbs in weight! Keep it in your pocket, handbag or purse! Save endless cost of carrier bags."
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