Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1925

GUSN

GUSN-8594

Description

Head of duck decoy. Long and narrow beak painted green; black head. Wood or wood compound. Tack eyes. Weighted with protruded wooden stick out the neck (would have fit into body).

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
ducks (birds)
hunting
Hunting
Painted
Wood
Duck
Molded
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Maker

Possibly Mason's Decoy Factory (Maker)

Location of Origin

Detroit, MI, USA

Dimensions

4 3/4 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.799

Places

Michigan (United States)