Dinner knives with mottled green Parkesine handles

Made:
c. 1862
maker:
Alexander Parkes
Six dinner knives with mottled green Parkesine handles; steel blades, c. 1862. Two of the knives bent at join with Six dinner knives with mottled green Parkesine handles; steel blades, c. 1862. Two of the knives bent at join with Six dinner knives with mottled green Parkesine handles; steel blades, c. 1862. Two of the knives bent at join with Six dinner knives with mottled green Parkesine handles; steel blades, c. 1862. Two of the knives bent at join with

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Six dinner knives with mottled green Parkesine handles; steel blades, c. 1862. Two of the knives bent at join with
Science Museum Group Collection
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Six dinner knives with mottled green Parkesine handles; steel blades, c. 1862. Two of the knives bent at join with
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Six dinner knives with mottled green Parkesine handles; steel blades, c. 1862. Two of the knives bent at join with
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Six dinner knives with mottled green Parkesine handles; steel blades, c. 1862. Two of the knives bent at join with
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Dinner knife with mottled green Parkesine handles; steel blades, c. 1862. Two of knives bent at join with blade, Made by Alexander Parkes; c. 1862.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2009-165/2
Materials:
Parkesine (xylotile) and steel (metal)
type:
dinner knife
credit:
Plastics Historical Society