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Decoy

Description

Hollow carved in the form of a full-bodied duck with wings and a rounded tail are carved into the relief. An inset head with an incised bill and painted tack eyes. Painted black, while the bill is in yellow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
On a paper jelly jar label on the bottom, written by NFL is: Loomer/Duck/101 .
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 3/4 x 26 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1704
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11370

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