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Decoy

Description

In the form of a lifesize Canadian goose, with a smooth oblong body with a squared off tail. It also has a gently curving "S" shaped neck, and an incised bill that dips at the end. Painted in realistic coloration.

Details

Maker
Whitney, J. H., Mr., 1870-1950 (Maker)
Date
1900-1930
Inscriptions
Branded twice on the bottom is: J.A. Whitney . On adhesive tape on the bottom is: J.H. Whitney/Falmouth, Foreside, MN. On a paper jelly label on the bottom is: One of a pair..? 5+ .
Location of origin
Falmouth,Foreside,Portlnd, ME, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 1/2 x 30 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1715
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11389

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