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Plack Picnic Tray, 1977

This is a Picnic tray. It was designed by Jean-Pierre Vitrac and produced by Diam. It is dated 1977 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is plastic (polystyrene). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Vitrac Design. It is credited Gift of Vitrac Design.

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It has the following markings

Molded on underside of plate: ALPHAPLAC made in france [sic]-modèle déposé-design j.p. vitra [sic]. DI/AM

Cite this object as

Plack Picnic Tray, 1977; Designed by Jean-Pierre Vitrac (b. 1944); France; plastic (polystyrene); Gift of Vitrac Design; 1989-42-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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