Thread display case/egg collection
Projecting stepped top with molded edge on nine-drawer case. Top seven drawers, rounded glass fronts and single metal pull; two lower drawers, wood fronts and double cast composition pulls. Molded base, raised panels at sides. Contains nearly 500 eggs of Long Island birds gathered in second half of 19th C. Many eggs inscribed with date of finding and identification of type.
Stenciled on lower drawer front: Eureka Spool Silk
- Associated Building
- Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
- Object type
- Merchandising T&E
New York state (United States)
- Descriptive terms
- 23 x 22 1/2 x 17 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little