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Decoy

Description

Carved and painted wooden decoy representing a duck, brown with a yellow bill. Carved in ridges and fastened at the bottom front with old wire loops and swivel, with a sailor's twisted cord. Very light weight wood- balsa?

Details

Maker
Mason's Decoy Factory (Maker)
Date
1896-1924
Inscriptions
On a white jelly label on the base of the duck, written in fountain pen is the number: 13.
Location of origin
Detroit, MI, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Michigan (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 3/4 x 5 7/8 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1667
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11320

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