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Darning Egg

Description

Short glass rod with mushroom-shaped bulb on one end used for darning. Inside the glass are filiments of color twisted into corkscrew pattern during manufacture.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Textileworking T&E; Needleworking Equipment
Descriptive terms
darning eggs
Egg, Darning
Glass
glass (material)
Accession Number
1952.318
Credit Line
Gift of Essex Historical Society (Connecticut)
GUSN
45453

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