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Duck Decoy

Description

Carved and painted wooden decoy representing a black duck, with blue wing feathers and yellow bill, and yellow glass eyes.

Details

Maker
Mason's Decoy Factory (Maker)
Date
1896-1924
Inscriptions
Blue fountain pen script on jelly label on bottom of duck: ""Mason's/Decoy factory/Premier/[illeg.] ow"" - ptd. 45[in circle]"".
Location of origin
Detroit, MI, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Michigan (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
7 2/5 x 5 3/5 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.808
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2591

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