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Standing Heron "Confidence" Decoy

1991.440 (RS20751)

Description

Wooden carved and painted "confidence" decoy with flat body, dark gray on sides; light green below and on neck; yellow bill.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
Script with fountain pen on two white jelly labels at bottom of base: B.K./Little green/heron
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
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Heron
heron
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
38 3/8 x 2 3/5 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.440
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2417

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