Flat roughly oval purse with brass fittings and gr

maker:
Alexander Parkes

Flat roughly oval purse with brass fittings and green marbled Parkesine. Lid and base, red silk lining, made by Alexander Parkes, c. 1860, England

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Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1937-30/13
Materials:
cellulose nitrate, lid of base, Parkesine, lid of base, leather, attachments, lining, silk, mounting, brass
credit:
Mr. A. Parkes.
status:
Permanent collection

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