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Wooden darning mushroom

Period:
20th Century
Description:
Wooden darning mushroom used for mending clothes.  Particularly useful for mending socks, the sock would be stretched over the mushroom and the hole darned.
Materials/Media:
wood
Dimensions:
diam:60mm; L:125mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 2003.46
Digital Number:
SRTL020a, SRTL020b
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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