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Decoy

1991.800 (RS25796)

Description

Decoy of a duck's head with incised eye and feather marks. Hole for stick in base; no stick.

Details

Maker
Morse, Robert (Wood-carver)
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
Blue ball point pen on white label on bottom: Bluebill Duck
Location of origin
Ellsworth, ME, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
incising
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Duck
ducks (birds)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hunting
hunting
Incised
incising
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 1 7/10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.800
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8595

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