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Goose Decoy

Description

"Uptail" decoy of diving goose (aka dabbler). Weighted in center of two patched pieces of wood with lead weight and leather. Painted white on stomach and sides; deep grey to black on back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
lead (metal)
leather
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Carved
carving (processes)
Dabbler
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
hunting
Hunting
Lead
lead (metal)
Leather
leather
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.747
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8655

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