Mold

Mold

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Description
The Plax Corporation was organized in 1937, with the aim of producing small polyethylene items. This half-cavity spherical steel mold for spherical Christmas tree ornaments, which dates from 1941, is from that project.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Mold, for Christmas Tree Ornament
mold
Mold
Date made
1941
maker
Plax Corporation
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
overall: 115 mm x 133 mm x 82 mm; 4 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in
ball cavity: 63 mm; x 2 1/2 in
overall: 4 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in x 3 11/32 in; 11.43 cm x 13.335 cm x 8.509 cm
ID Number
1983.0538.01
catalog number
1983.0538.01
accession number
1983.0538
Credit Line
Gift of J. Harry DuBois
subject
Christmas
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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