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Decoy

1992.668 (RS21127)

Description

Painted and carved wooden decoy representing male pintail; brown painted head, carved and painted feathers and wings of gray and white; white bottom. Incised lines for bill, wing tips and tail feather. Shoe bottom eyes, orange with black pupils. Sleeping pose.

Details

Maker
Possibly Heisner (Maker)
Date
1890 -1920
Inscriptions
Script in ball point pen on jelly label on bottom: Probably/Delaware/(Heisner?)/Prob. Peabody Museum
Location of origin
DE, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Delaware (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Duck
ducks (birds)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 1/8 x 4 7/8 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.668
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8327

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