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1991.801 (RS25797)

Description

Decoy head of Black Duck with tack eyes. Black bill and black shading on head over grey face. Hole in neck for stick.

Details

Maker
Possibly Mason Decoy Factory (Maker)
Date
1900-1930
Inscriptions
Paper label (NFL) at bottom of neck: Black Duck
Location of origin
Detroit, MI, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Michigan (United States)
Descriptive terms
black (color)
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Duck
ducks (birds)
hunting
Hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2 3/4 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.801
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8596

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