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Miniature Decoy

1991.875 (RS25720)

Description

Miniature decoy in the form of a ruddy duck carved in the full round, painted ochre and grainpainted in black to simulate feathers; the bill is painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
On a label on the underside is written: ""Ruddy Duck""
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
miniature (size attribute)
miniatures (toys)
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.875
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2653

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