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Green Winged Teal Decoy

1991.809 (RS20710)

Description

Carved and painted female green-winged teal with green wing patches, speckled blue plumage, carved wings and tail feathers; lead weight and leather strap affixed to bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1910
Inscriptions
Fountain pen script on white jelly label on bottom: ""Green-Winged/teal/Female/(Mass.)""
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
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 1/4 x 9 7/8 x 3 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.809
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2592
Related Items
Title Decoy Accession number 1991.860 Notes 1991.860 DECOY Relationship Part of set

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