This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries and Archives as part of Sarah & Eleanor Hewitt: Designing a Modern Museum.
Eleanor was meticulous and organized in all her endeavors, including this list of instructions for proper packing of purchased objects for the museum’s collection.
It is credited
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives, SIA Record Unit 267, Box 14, Series 10.