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Decoy

Description

A very large carved and painted wooden decoy, painted black with white highlighting and eyes of tacks. Dowel constructed head and a square insert. Broken leather straps on th bottom and at both ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1920
Inscriptions
In script on a jelly label with a fountain pen on the side of the duck is: Eider../duck -/Loomer -
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
Decoy
decoys
Painted
Pine
pine (wood)
Tacked
Dimensions
11 x 10 1/4 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1713
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11387

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