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Stick-up Decoy

1991.871 (RS25784)

Description

This is a carved and painted wood decoy representing a sandpiper with head down, a white underbelly, and painted a dull olive green with light spots above; it has no eyes.

Details

Maker
Perkins (Maker)
Date
1880-1918
Inscriptions
In blue ball point pen on jelly labels on the bottom of the base: 1. Dowitcher Snipe 2. By Taylor/ Johnson 1863-/ 1929), Barnegat, N.J./ (enb. Peabbody Mus.)
Location of origin
Methuen, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
oil paint (paint)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Oil Paint
oil paint (paint)
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.871
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2649

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