Shorebird Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1940

GUSN

GUSN-2637

Description

Carved stylized bird-form (looks like a seal) painted black and spotted in white/grey paint and mounted on a black-painted dowel and square base with a single molded edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Painted
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 1/4 x 10 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.858