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Shorebird Stick-up Decoy

Description

"Silhouette" decoy of shore bird (snipe?) with hole in underside for stick-up; flat S-curve body with V-tail and nail beak, painted gray body, with black wings, head and eyes, white strip underside (beak to tail).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1910
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
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.776
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2582

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