100 Year Old Eggs

I found this wonderful illustration of eggs in a book dated 1909. Beautifully preserved, including a drawn chart of the birds they come from. I created an additional image combining both.
I was thinking how lovely these images would be transfered to finger towels for the washroom or a set of small pillows for a guest room.

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15 Responses to 100 Year Old Eggs

  1. #1 - TheresainMS says:

    Love this; thanks for sharing!!

  2. #2 - Brynwood Needleworks says:

    Thanks again, Cathe.
    Love your blog!
    Hugs,
    Donna

  3. #3 - margarethall says:

    That certainly would be an intricate piece of work…But, beautiful when accomplished. Amazing, isnt it that we find some that sparks a new idea for something in craftwork?

  4. #4 - Nadine says:

    Beautiful! Thank you for the images and ideas!

    ~Nadine

  5. #5 - Pretty Things says:

    How cool that they named what birds the eggs came from! I love it. Reminds me a bit of those posters in some culinary shops of many types of tomatoes, things like that. I love those.

  6. #6 - La Table De Nana says:

    I love these:) I just took pics of quail eggs today~ Thank you!!

  7. #7 - whyte says:

    Thanks Cathe! Love it!

  8. #8 - Anacleta Coqueta says:

    Thanks, they are really nice!

    And thanks for the rule, you rule!

  9. #9 - My name is PJ. says:

    I don't believe I've ever seen anything quite like this! Thanks!!

  10. #10 - Rae says:

    I have printed off the egg images and plan to cut each out separately, mount them on foam board and place them nicely in a shadow box so that they look like a collection. Kinda like old butterfly or insect displays.
    Love it!

  11. #11 - marysworkshop says:

    So cool- Love Rae's idea of making an old style botanical display with them cut out individually and displayed in a collectors type box. That would be a great idea with butterfly images, too.

    Thanks, Cathe, for uncovering all these neat old treasures.

  12. #12 - xashee's corner says:

    these are truly AWESOME! thank you so much for sharing! Have a SUPER day! :D

  13. #13 - SharDon Exclusives says:

    Thank you for this lovely birthday present! blessings to you, Sharon

  14. #14 - Janee says:

    Cathe, that is so beautiful and sweet! Thank you for sharing such lovely things and for being an inspiration to me! :)
    Janee

  15. #15 - jan says:

    you are an absolute sweetheart to be so generous!!!! I love your blog!!!!!