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Carved and painted wood and laminated cone decoy representing a Canadian goose. Made in horizontal sections with top and bottom of the cone's central section, neck and head in wood. Cork "wings" are tucked in at base of neck and the neck is slightly outstretched, with an incised bill. There is a large hook on the bottom front of the bird, and an unpainted rectangular area on the bottom where a weight or other fixture has been removed. *As per Jackson Parker.
wood (plant material)
In script on a jelly label on the base of the goose, written in blue fountain pen is: Goose 8/from Salem/part cork .
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
10 1/2 x 25 x 7 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little