Rectangular hair slide of mahogany brown Parkesine

Made:
1855-1868
maker:
Alexander Parkes

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Rectangular hair slide of mahogany brown Parkesine, inlaid brass and mother of pearl, with silver border, square key design, made by Alexander Parkes, c. 1860, English

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1937-30/34
Materials:
body, parkesine, cellulose nitrate, inlay, brass, mother of pearl and silver
credit:
Mr. A. Parkes.