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Decoy: Red-Breasted Merganser Hen

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Head and body reddish-brown, white-tipped wings, white breast flecked with reddish-brown.

Provenance

Acquired by Maxim Karolik and given to the Museum in 1960.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik

1850–60

Place of Creation

Friendship, Maine

Dimensions

12.7 x 35.56 x 13.97 cm (5 x 14 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

60.486

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture