No. 12 needles

Side view of a pair of needles showing the paper label. Close view of a pair of needles showing the shaft. Close view of a pair of needles showing the heads.
Side view of a pair of needles showing the paper label. Close view of a pair of needles showing the shaft. Close view of a pair of needles showing the heads.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 006916.2
Country
Date
1940 - 1949

Description

The material from which this object is made is showing signs of deterioration, but it will remain as part of the museum collection for a study to be made of its condition over time. Due to its unstable nature we regret that it is not available for loan but may be viewed in the museum on request. A pair of No. 12 knitting needles made from yellow extruded casein formaldehyde with cream coloured tops. The needles appear to be unused with the paper binding label still in place. c. 1940s. This pair of needles were acquired with the knitting needle box AIBDC : 006916.1
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

printed: "No. 12. British Make" (paper label)
Dimensions
Length
55mm
Diameter
2mm
Method Note
shaft
head
Material Note
plastic needles
CF
casein formaldehyde
UF head
urea formaldehyde
paper label
Colour