Bangle of green Parkesine

Made:
c. 1862
maker:
Alexander Parkes
Decorative hair piece made of rust brown Parkesine; rippled surface; inlaid with brass, and mother-of-pearl; one brass

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Decorative hair piece made of rust brown Parkesine; rippled surface; inlaid with brass, and mother-of-pearl; one brass
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© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

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

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

Bangle of green Parkesine. Made by Alexander Parkes; c. 1862.

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
2009-171
type:
bangle
credit:
Plastics Historical Society