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Decoy: Red-Breasted Merganser Drake
Attributed to Augustus Aaron "Gus" Wilson (American, 1864–1950)
Object Place: Maine, United States
21.91 x 19.68 x 48.26 cm (8 5/8 x 7 3/4 x 19 in.)
Medium or Technique
Painted wood (bill replaced)
Not On View
Black head, crest, and back; wide white ring around neck; white wings banded with black; white underbody. Gray tail speckled with black and white. Bill is probably replaced.
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the proposed M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Drawings and Prints, 1800-1875
Gift of Maxim Karolik