Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-11318

Description

Carved and painted wooden decoy representing a common golden eye, with a: white body, black head, yellow eyes, white spot on cheeks, and a black tail and black and white stained glass pattern on wings. Has an oval neck insert, and leather straps on the bottom, affixed by nails.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
wood (plant material)
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
Decoy

Inscription

Two jelly labels with faded writing, now illegible.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

4 7/8 x 5 1/2 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1665

Places

New York state (United States)