Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1876-1899

GUSN

GUSN-8587

Description

Small perching bird, carved and painted bright yellow. Pointed wings and square tail. Faintly carved eyes. No definition. Missing legs (two holes).

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
hunting
Hunting
Carved
Painted
Bird
Wood
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.795