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.

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
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Inscriptions

printed: "No. 12. British Make" (paper label)

Object number

AIBDC : 006916.2

Date

1940 - 1949

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Material

Dimensions
Length
55mm
Diameter
2mm

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