This Antique Empire Art Silver Darning Egg has a black painted wood egg on a silver-plated handle. Both sides of the handle have a repousse Art Nouveau design of a young woman surrounded by leaves and three flowers (one flower on each side of her and one below her dress). The darning egg measures 2.75" long by 6.25" in circumference (at the widest point). The handle measures 3.75" long by 1" wide by 0.75" deep (the two profiles). The base of one side of the handle is embossed with "Empire Art Silver." This Antique Empire Art Silver Darning Egg is in excellent condition with no signs of damage or wear.