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Stick-up decoy

1991.785 (RS25777)

Description

Full, rounded, solid body in one piece. Carved eyes; carved wood beak; V tail with carved definition to tail and wings. Black-painted body with characteristic white and golden- brown/yellow spots. White stripe over eye. On stick; crude, grey-painted 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
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Golden Plover
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 1/4 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.785
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8577

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