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Decoy

Description

Carved and painted wooden decoy representing a duck, with a brown head, white and black painted feathers and wings. It is lightly incised in the wing area, glass eyes, and has a white bottom. Lead weights are screwed to the bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Inscriptions
The inscription has faded completely on the half piece of jelly label.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
incising
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Incised
incising
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 1/2 x 5 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1716
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11390

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