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Redhead Drake decoy
A. Elmer Crowell (American, 1862–1952)
Object Place: East Harwich, Massachusetts, United States
20.32 x 40.64 x 19.05 cm (8 x 16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Painted wood; glass eye
Joyce and Edward Linde Gallery (Gallery 237)
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