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Head of decoy carved in the full round, painted white with a yellow bill and black eye; holes at front and back where head was nailed to body.
wood (plant material)
Pencil inscriptions on neck and base: (on base:) ""GULL / HEAD / CHATHAM"" (on neck:) ""WITH'S / - - - [three other undecipherable words]"".
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Title Herring Gull Decoy Head Accession Number 1991.284
Armament -- Accessory
7 1/2 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Massachusetts (United States)