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Decoy

Description

Male, carved in full round. Outline of wings carved in relief. Painted metal eyes. Painted dark gray with light gray and white mottled plumage. Lead weights and leather rig strap nailed to bases.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1920-1940
Inscriptions
Typed paper label at underside: Lesser Scaup/male
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
ducks (birds)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hunting
hunting
Lesser Scaup
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 5/8 x 10 x 3 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.802.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8598

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