Green Winged Teal Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1910

GUSN

GUSN-2592

Description

Carved and painted female green-winged teal with green wing patches, speckled blue plumage, carved wings and tail feathers; lead weight and leather strap affixed to bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
hunting
Wood
Carved
Painted
Hunting
Decoy

Inscription

Fountain pen script on white jelly label on bottom: ""Green-Winged/teal/Female/(Mass.)""

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Decoy Accession Number 1991.860

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

4 1/4 x 9 7/8 x 3 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.809