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Decoy: Redhead Hen

1890–1915
A. Elmer Crowell (American, 1862–1952)


Object Place: East Harwich, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

17.78 x 38.1 x 17.78 cm (7 x 15 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

60.494

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

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).

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik