Cabin Folk Art: Duck Decoys
How a practical hunting tool became an iconic American art form
August 1, 2012
Originally an ingenious tool used by hunters, duck decoys have undoubtedly been enlivening the cabinets, mantles, and nooks in countless getaways for generations. Learn the history of this iconic art form and how to start you own collection at your cabin, cottage, camp or lakehome.
A pair of blue-winged teal decoys, hand-carved by George Strunk, show the skillful, lifelike details that make decoys a highly collectible art form. Photo courtesy George Strunk.
Photo by George Strunk
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