Crumb tray

Front view of a crumb tray showing the curved sides and back. Front view of a crumb tray showing the curved sides and back. Underside view of a crumb tray showing the hollow shaping.
Front view of a crumb tray showing the curved sides and back. Front view of a crumb tray showing the curved sides and back. Underside view of a crumb tray showing the hollow shaping.
Details
Object number
PHSL : 317
Country
Date
1930 (circa )

Description

An imitation tortoiseshell crumb tray made from thermo formed cellulose nitrate from the 1930s. It is thought this crumb tray was manufactured by British Xylonite. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

impressed: "made in england"
Dimensions
Width
230mm
Length
135mm
Method
Colour