Maltese cross brooch made of cream Parkesine

Made:
c. 1862
maker:
Alexander Parkes

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Maltese cross brooch made of cream Parkesine; steel pin on back. Made by Alexander Parkes; c. 1862.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2009-167
Materials:
Parkesine (xylotile) and steel (metal)
type:
brooch
credit:
Plastics Historical Society