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Decoy

1991.852 (RS25772)

Description

Figure of a pigeon carved in the full round with deeply carved wing and tail and detailed breast; tack eyes; carved bill; painted in dark grey, burgundy with white highlights and light grey underside; a stick-up mounted on a rectangular half-round base and dowel stand.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
New Jersey (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 x 15 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.852
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2631

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