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Stick-up decoy

Description

On wooden stand. Turned inset head. Wing outlined in relief. Glass eyes and long carved peg bill. Painted in shades of gray and black to suggest natural coloring. Underside drilled with a hole, has original stick. Also has hole drilled in tail to tie together with rest of "rig".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
Faded paper label on underside: Yellow/Legs-/Conn
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
Decoy
decoys
Hunting
Painted
Shorebird
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
17 1/2 x 10 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.732
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8518
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