Knife with cellulose nitrate (Parkesine) handle, m

Made:
1862

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Knife with cellulose nitrate (Parkesine) handle, mottled blue and white in colour, wavy profile. Steel-plated blade with four fake hallmarks. Base of blade decorated with moulded leaf decoration.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2005-387
Materials:
Parkesine (xylotile), cellulose nitrate and steel (metal)
type:
knife
credit:
Frith, Roger