Flat, circular seal of dark brown Parkesine, elaborately carved

maker:
Alexander Parkes

Flat, circular seal of dark brown Parkesine, elaborately carved with ecclesiatical motif of Madonna and child within a shield border inscribed, made by Alexander Parkes, c. 1861, English

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1937-30/27 Pt2
Materials:
backing, waxed, cellulose nitrate, cotton and seal, Parkesine (xylotile)
credit:
Mr. A. Parkes.