Darning Egg

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

GUSN

GUSN-45453

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

Descriptive Terms

darning eggs
glass (material)
Egg, Darning
Glass
Egg, Darning

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Textileworking T&E; Needleworking Equipment

Credit Line

Gift of Essex Historical Society (Connecticut)

Accession Number

1952.318