Decoy Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3160

Description

Painted dark brown with stamped metal figure of Jumbo the Elephant on hinged lid; fitted with two compartments: narrow one for sticks, larger one for decoys [see 1991.772.1-10]; leather straps nailed to two exterior sides. [Rest of strap, 1991.772.12, formerly a shoulder strap, is inside box].

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
wood (plant material)
painting (coating)
hunting
Wood
Painted
Hunting
Box

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 15 x 9 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.772.11