Cream Cath Kidston shopping bag

Front view of a bag showing the printed pattern. Rear view of a bag showing the the handles. Close view of a bag showing the woven label. Close view of a bag showing the woven label.
Front view of a bag showing the printed pattern. Rear view of a bag showing the the handles. Close view of a bag showing the woven label. Close view of a bag showing the woven label.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 005894
Country
Date
2008

Description

One of a range of reusable shopping bags designed by Cath Kidston for Tesco in the 2000s. A proportion of money from the sale of each bag helps to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care. Greenspun, the fabric from which the bag is constructed, is made from recycled PET bottles by Greenpac UK Ltd. This example has a printed pink, blue and green floral design on a light beige background. The bag is gusseted and has two handles and a tie on label.
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Inscriptions

woven: "Designed by Cath Kidston to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer care exclusively for TESCO" (sew-on label)
woven: "Greenspun. Recycled PET plastic bottles" (sew-on label)
printed: "Reusable Shopping bag designed by Cath Kidston to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care exclusively for TESCO. Fabric made from 100% recylced bottles. £3.50 E5.50. 50p to Marie Curie Cancer Care. Look good and feel good by raising funds for Marie Curie Cancer care with this reusable shopping bag designed by Cath Kidston. Made from 9*recycled plastic bottles, reuse it over and over to save thousands of plastic bags from going to landfill and to collect Green Clubcard Points. Find out more about this exciting Tesco initiative at www.tesco.com/greenerliving. And, of course, this card tag can ge recycled too!" (tie-on label)
Dimensions
Width
383mm
Depth
132mm
Method Note
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fabric
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