Paper knife of red (ochre) Parkesine

maker:
Alexander Parkes

Paper knife of red (ochre) Parkesine, flat handle, blade oval in cross-section, made by Alexander Parkes, c. 1860, England

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1937-30/30
Materials:
Parkesine (xylotile) and cellulose nitrate
credit:
Mr. A. Parkes.