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Darning Egg, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

Darning Egg, Strong Wood Turning Corp., Strong, ca. 1955

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Strong Historical Society

This darning egg was lathe-turned of birch wood at Strong Wood Turning Corp. and was finished in clear lacquer.

A darning egg is an ovoid (egg-shaped) item of stone, porcelain, wood, or other hard material, to be inserted into the toe or heel of the sock to hold it in the proper shape and provide a firm base for mending the toe or heel. When finished, the darning egg is removed.


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