Date of Creationearly 20th century
GenreDaily Life & Household;Clothing, Jewellery & Textiles
Place of Creationlikely Germany
DescriptionMushroom-shaped wooden darning tool used to repair holes in fabric or knitting. Surface worn and scratched, especially on the top.
Measurements11.5 x 5.5 cm
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2018 by Andrew Rosengarten.
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Andrew Rosengarten
NoteBrought by the Berger family from Berlin, Germany to Shanghai, China during their escape from Nazi persecution after Kristallnacht.