Female Canvasback Duck Decoy (one of a pair)

Mike Williams, Paiute / American, born about 1956
Great Basin


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Tule, cattails, natural pigments, feathers

Overall: 7 × 11 × 4 1/2 in. (17.8 × 27.9 × 11.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Alvin and Mary Bert Gutman '40 Acquisitions Fund

© Mike Williams



Place Made: United States, North America


21st century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Great Basin

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–July 22, 2022.


The artist, 2009 Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, New Mexico; sold to present collection, August 2009.

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