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Stick-Up Decoy

Description

One of ten "flatties", silhouetted frames of "yellowlegs" with carved bills and forked tails, painted with brown backs, heads spotted with cream, cream breasts and necks, black bills and eyes; drilled with holes at underside. All contained in Box 1991.772.11, with their original sticks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
Duck
ducks (birds)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1991.772.8
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8567

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