Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-8595

Description

Decoy of a duck's head with incised eye and feather marks. Hole for stick in base; no stick.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
wood (plant material)
carving (processes)
incising
painting (coating)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
ducks (birds)
hunting
Hunting
Painted
Wood
Carved
Incised
Duck
Decoy

Inscription

Blue ball point pen on white label on bottom: Bluebill Duck

Associated Building

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

Maker

Morse, Robert (Wood-carver)

Location of Origin

Ellsworth, ME, USA

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

3 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 1 7/10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.800

Places

Maine (United States)