Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-11390

Description

Carved and painted wooden decoy representing a duck, with a brown head, white and black painted feathers and wings. It is lightly incised in the wing area, glass eyes, and has a white bottom. Lead weights are screwed to the bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

The inscription has faded completely on the half piece of jelly label.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

6 1/2 x 5 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1716