Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-11101

Description

An unpainted decoy with an oblong body with an inletted head with carved eyes; initials are carved on the underside. It has faint gray patches at the wings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
cedar (wood)
Cedar
Carved
DECOY

Inscription

Incised on the underside reads: W.J.G.

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament--Accessory

Dimensions

8.5 x 9.5 x 17 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.437

Places

Maine (United States)