Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-11370

Description

Hollow carved in the form of a full-bodied duck with wings and a rounded tail are carved into the relief. An inset head with an incised bill and painted tack eyes. Painted black, while the bill is in yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
wood (plant material)
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
decoys
Wood
Carved
Painted
Decoy

Inscription

On a paper jelly jar label on the bottom, written by NFL is: Loomer/Duck/101 .

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

10 3/4 x 26 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1704

Places

Massachusetts (United States)