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Title: Sock Darner
Name: Sock Darner
Date: 1868
Medium: Blown glass (possibly mold blown) white milk glass cased in clear and are decorated with any number of colored splotches - blue, green, yellow, and red.
Country/Culture: American
Dimensions: 2 5/16 x 6 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (5.9 x 15.9 x 5.7 cm)
Classification: Decorative Arts, Glass
Credit Line: Gift of Pearls of Wisdom #1186. In the Iowa Quester Glass Collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Object Number: UM2012.284
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Darn – verb (used with object) to mend, as torn clothing, with rows of stitches, sometimes by crossing and interweaving rows to span a gap.