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Decoy

Description

Carved and painted wooden decoy representing a common golden eye, with a: white body, black head, yellow eyes, white spot on cheeks, and a black tail and black and white stained glass pattern on wings. Has an oval neck insert, and leather straps on the bottom, affixed by nails.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
Two jelly labels with faded writing, now illegible.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 7/8 x 5 1/2 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1665
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11318

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