Parkesine knife handle blank, pea green, textured surface to resemble stone

Made:
c. 1862 in United Kingdom
maker:
Alexander Parkes

Parkesine knife handle blank, made by Alexander Parkes; c. 1862, pea green, surface textured to resemble stone, rectangular cross-section, tapers to rounded end to resemble stone cutting. (156)

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2011-115/133
type:
knife handle
credit:
Plastics Historical Society
status:
Permanent collection

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