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Flying Goose Weathervane

1991.1095 (RS21568)

Description

Weathervane of a flattened silhouette of a Canada Goose in flight with silhouetted wings nailed at an angle to the body. The head is painted black, while the body and wings retain traces of white and black painted areas. It has tack eyes, a meatal plate and a hole at the base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1925
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Meterological T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
geese
Goose
Painted
painting (coating)
Weathervane
weathervanes
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 x 28 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1095
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3309

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