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Stick-up Decoy

1991.786 (RS25792)

Description

Wings with V-shape. Scratch feather design. Black spots in grey breast. Long wooden bill. Small body. Black eyes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1955-1965
Inscriptions
Handwritten on paper label between bird feathers: FAKE [by NFL]
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
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
Hunting
hunting
Lesser Yellowlegs
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.786
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8578

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