Darning egg

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24053

Description

Wooden darning egg w/ thread and needle inside; egg separates at middle by screwing mechanism to reveal small compartment in center for needles and space around small compartment for thread.

Details

Descriptive Terms

darning eggs
wood (plant material)
EGG, DARNING

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E

Dimensions

2.625 (H), 1.375 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4968