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Head of herring gull carved in the full round, painted white with gray feathering, gray bill and painted brown and black eye; holes for nails back and front of neck to affix to body.
wood (plant material)
On base: Pencil inscription, ""GULL / HEAD / CHATHAM"" and paper label, ""Herring Gull"". On neck: Pencil inscription, ""Pettra-Betsey""[?].
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
7 1/4 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Massachusetts (United States)
Title Herring Gull Decoy Head Accession Number 1991.283