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Shorebird Decoy

1991.867 (RS25783)

Description

Figure of a sandpiper carved in the round with split sail, carved bill, painted yellow and black eyes; stick-up bird drilled at the base, mounted on a modern rectangular wood base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
On jelly jar label on base of base: Pr - snipes --/ from/ Conn.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
8 3/4 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.867
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10585

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