Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1920

GUSN

GUSN-11378

Description

Brown painted canvas over a wooden frame and bottom. The head and neck are whittled. The canvas is nailed to the wood, and a hook is nailed into the wooden bottom with a string attached.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
wood (plant material)
canvas
carving (processes)
nailing
painting (coating)
decoys
Wood
Coated Canvas
Painted
Carved
Nailed
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

9 3/4 x 9 2/5 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1707