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Darning egg

Object Number: 
Z.1920
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 12.1 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Brown blown glass darning egg; ovoid shape with open blowpipe mark at one end.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group