Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1930

GUSN

GUSN-8596

Description

Decoy head of Black Duck with tack eyes. Black bill and black shading on head over grey face. Hole in neck for stick.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
ducks (birds)
black (color)
hunting
Hunting
Painted
Carved
Duck
Wood
Decoy

Inscription

Paper label (NFL) at bottom of neck: Black Duck

Associated Building

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

Maker

Possibly Mason Decoy Factory (Maker)

Location of Origin

Detroit, MI, USA

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.801

Places

Michigan (United States)