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Decoy

Description

Head of duck decoy. Long and narrow beak painted green; black head. Wood or wood compound. Tack eyes. Weighted with protruded wooden stick out the neck (would have fit into body).

Details

Maker
Possibly Mason's Decoy Factory (Maker)
Date
1900-1925
Location of origin
Detroit, MI, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Michigan (United States)
Descriptive terms
Decoy
decoys
Duck
ducks (birds)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hunting
hunting
Molded
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly molding (forming)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 3/4 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.799
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8594

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