Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1920

GUSN

GUSN-11387

Description

A very large carved and painted wooden decoy, painted black with white highlighting and eyes of tacks. Dowel constructed head and a square insert. Broken leather straps on th bottom and at both ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
pine (wood)
decoys
Pine
Tacked
Painted
Carved
Decoy

Inscription

In script on a jelly label with a fountain pen on the side of the duck is: Eider../duck -/Loomer -

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

11 x 10 1/4 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1713

Places

Maine (United States)