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Stick-up decoy

Description

On wooden stand. Brown back with white spots. Small head, turned. Round insert head. Rectangular white patch on tail. Iron bill.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
Blue ink on cut-off jelly label on bottom of base: Black-necked Stilt [Perhaps the base was once attached to another bird.]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Black-Necked Stilt
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
Hunting
hunting
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
Shorebird
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
13 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.733
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8519

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