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Stick-up decoy

Description

Stick-up type; flat shape, V tail, carved eye, round wooden stick beak (1-3/4"). Painted mostly black except for underside strip from beak to tail of black speckled horizontal lines. No base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Possibly Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Shorebird
Snipe
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 8 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.783
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8575
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