Grouse Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2641

Description

A stylized carving of a grouse with head up painted black and cream with black head, wings and tail tip and cream and black back and breast. This is a stick-up decoy therefore the underside is drilled with a hole and is mounted on a modern square base or square standard.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

On jelly jar label on base of base: grouse/ from Penna. [typed and added in ink:] PUFFIN?

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 9 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.862

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)