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Swan Decoy

Description

Hollow carved in the form of a swimming swan, with a shaped neck and head, tack eyes and a shaped bill. The swan has weathered white paint and a bill painted in black. The neck and head are in two separate parts, with the bird having a tin plate on the base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 x 26 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1702
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11368

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