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Canadian Goose Decoy

1991.1174 (RS21569)

Description

In the form of a Canadian Goose, with glass eyes, incised bill, and a squared tail. There are stylized areas of paint that are realistically colored. The head is carved separately from the body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1930
Inscriptions
Inscribed on adhesive tape on the bottom is: Joe Lincoln/Hingham, MA.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
cedar (wood)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
Object type
Armament--Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Cedar
cedar (wood)
DECOY
decoys
Glass
glass (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
Dimensions
11.625 x 24 x 9 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1174
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3389

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