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Colchester Historeum

Egg Darner


Accession number: 2015.170.3
Materials: Wood, metal, cardboard
Measurements: 1.6 cm Thick x 7 cm DiameterFor A
Measurements: 1.6 cm Thick x 7 cm Diameter x 6.2 cm L x 5.1 cm W x 1.8 cm H x 1.6 cm Thick x 7 cm DiameterFor B
Measurements: 1.6 cm Thick x 7 cm Diameter x 6.2 cm L x 5.1 cm W x 1.8 cm H x 1.6 cm Thick x 7 cm Diameter x 10.3 cm L x 8.3 cm W x 2.6 cm H x 1.6 cm Thick x 7 cm DiameterFor E and F
Description: A wood circle which encloses darning articles with a rubber band, attached the metal loom with 10 thread holders and mend with a darning needle
A-wood egg            D-Instructions
B-loom                    E-Box Top
C-needle                 F-Box Bottom
History of Use: Used at Johnson Farm Valley Farm