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Carved Owl Scarecrow

1991.1164 (RS25761)

Description

Carved and painted wooden owl with metal ears, on a metal base, detailed in brown, white, black, yellow and green paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1950
Inscriptions
Incised underneath the base of the tail is: S (maker's mark?). In black magic marker, along the back of the feet is: J-636.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
metal
oil paint (paint)
pine (wood)
varnishing
Object type
Agricultural T&E
Descriptive terms
metal
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Pine
Possibly pine (wood)
SCARECROW
Unidentified Metal
Varnished
varnishing
Dimensions
14.25 x 16.25 x 5.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1164
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3380

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