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Shorebird Decoy

1991.858 (RS25785)

Description

Carved stylized bird-form (looks like a seal) painted black and spotted in white/grey paint and mounted on a black-painted dowel and square base with a single molded edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1940
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Decoy
decoys
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 1/4 x 10 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.858
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2637

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