Goose Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-8655

Description

"Uptail" decoy of diving goose (aka dabbler). Weighted in center of two patched pieces of wood with lead weight and leather. Painted white on stomach and sides; deep grey to black on back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
lead (metal)
leather
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
hunting
Painted
Wood
Lead
Leather
Carved
Dabbler
Hunting
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.747