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    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Manufacturer: Boonton Molding Company, American, founded 1920
    Manufacturer: American Cyanamid Company, American, founded 1907
    Date: 
    introduced 1949–50
    Medium: 

    Melmac

    Accession Number: 
    2000.101.2
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Containers - Plastic
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Designer: Edward C. Sloan, American, 1894–1987
    Retailer: Brown-Williamson Tobacco Corporation
    Maker: General Electric Plastics Dept.
    Date: 
    patented 1935
    Medium: 

    "Textolite" plastic, chrome-plated steel

    Accession Number: 
    2001.126.10
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Containers - Plastic
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Designer: George Switzer, American, 1900–1940
    Manufacturer: Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1886
    Date: 
    1932
    Medium: 

    Micarta, aluminum

    Accession Number: 
    2008.77.1
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Containers - Plastic
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Designer: George Switzer, American, 1900–1940
    Manufacturer: Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1886
    Date: 
    1932
    Medium: 

    Micarta, aluminum, silverplated copper

    Accession Number: 
    2008.77.2
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Containers - Plastic
    Status: 
    On view
    Collection Objects
    Prints and Drawings
    Organization: Guerrilla Girls, American, active since 1985
    Date: 
    1994
    Medium: 

    Offset lithograph on plastic bag

    Accession Number: 
    2009.43.50
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Works on Paper - Prints - Posters
    Status: 
    By appointment
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Diesinker: Kerr Keller Design
    Manufacturer: Umbra Incorporated, American
    Date: 
    designed 1995
    Medium: 

    Seagreen molded, high impact, virgin polypropylene

    Accession Number: 
    1999.83.1a-b
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Containers - Plastic
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Manufacturer: Du Bois Plastic Products, Incorporated, American, 1946–1983
    Date: 
    1946
    Medium: 

    Nylon

    Accession Number: 
    2006.189.3
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Containers - Plastic
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    Asian Art
    Date: 
    18th century
    Medium: 

    Jade

    Accession Number: 
    1955.4.162
    Culture: 
    Chinese
    Period: 
    Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95)
    Classification: 
    Containers - Plastic
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    American Decorative Arts
    Designer: Philippe Starck, born 1949
    Retailer: Target Corporation
    Date: 
    2001
    Medium: 

    Yellow, blue and green plastic

    Accession Number: 
    2003.124.1.1-.4
    Culture: 
    American
    Period: 
    20th century
    Classification: 
    Containers - Plastic
    Status: 
    Not on view
    Collection Objects
    Ancient Art
    Date: 
    ca. 323 B.C.–A.D. 256
    Medium: 

    Terracotta

    Accession Number: 
    1938.5999.4609
    Culture: 
    Syrian, Dura-Europos
    Period: 
    Graeco-Roman or Parthian
    Classification: 
    Containers - Plastic
    Status: 
    Not on view

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