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Plack Picnic Tray, 1977–80

This is a Picnic tray. It was designed by Jean-Pierre Vitrac and produced by Diam. It is dated 1977–80 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.

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, 1977–80; Designed by Jean-Pierre Vitrac (b. 1944); France; plastic (polystyrene); Gift of Vitrac Design; 1989-42-3

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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