Saturday, May 7, 2011

Duck Decoys

  • Culture/People:
    probably Middle Desert ArchaiTradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
  • Object name:
  • Date created:
    400 BC-AD 100
  • Place:
    Lovelock Cave; Churchill County; Nevada; USA
  • Media/Materials:
    Tule rush, feather/feathers, cordage, paint
  • Techniques:
    Folded, wrapped, tied, painted
  • Collection History/Provenance:
    Collected or excavated by Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) in 1924 during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.
  • Dimensions:
    29 x 13 x 16.5 cm
Copy and images from the National Museum of the American Indian.

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