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Stick-up decoy

1991.780 (RS25791)

Description

Silhouette decoy on 6-3/4" iron rod and base. Snipe shorebird with yellow legs or willet species. Flat with V wings; black wings and head. Grey speckled breast. Long whittled wood beak; large tack eyes. Three holes to body; stick at center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1926-1950
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
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
12 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.780
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8572

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