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Shorebird Stick-up Decoy

Description

"Stick-up" decoy of a shorebird (snipe), carved and painted wood, flat in shape, V-tail, carved eye, round wooden beak (2"); painted mostly black except for underside strip, from beak to tail, of black-on-white speckled horizontal lines (no base).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.777
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2583
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