Fish Decoy

  • Unidentified (American), Fish Decoy, ca. 1940, carved and painted wood, painted tinned iron sheet, bent and painted ferrous metal staple, lead weight, and pinhead eyes, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Alastair B. Martin, 1999.67.14

Title
Fish Decoy
Artist
Date
ca. 1940
On View
Dimensions
1 x 5 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. (2.4 x 14.1 x 4.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Alastair B. Martin

Mediums
Mediums Description
carved and painted wood, painted tinned iron sheet, bent and painted ferrous metal staple, lead weight, and pinhead eyes
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – fish
Object Number
1999.67.14
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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