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Decoy

1991.795 (RS25717)

Description

Small perching bird, carved and painted bright yellow. Pointed wings and square tail. Faintly carved eyes. No definition. Missing legs (two holes).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1876-1899
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 4 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.795
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8587

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