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Decoy: Redhead Drake
A. Elmer Crowell (American, 1862–1952)
Object Place: East Harwich, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States
19.05 x 32.38 cm (7 1/2 x 12 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Black breast, red head, blue and black bill, yellow bead eyes, dappled gray and white plumage.
1953, December, Dr. George Ross Starr brought five duck decoys by A. Elmer Crowell to the MFA for review by Curator Henry Rossiter and collector Maxim Karolik; all five, including this one, were subsequently purchased by Karolik; 1960, given by Karolik to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 1960).
Gift of Maxim Karolik