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Stick-up Decoy

Description

Full-bodied figure of a snipe with metal tack eyes and wood bill. Painted in tan and black to suggest natural coloring. A stick-up hole at underside for dowel.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
papier mâché
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Papier Mache
papier mâché
Snipe
Dimensions
4 x 9 1/4 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.790
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8582

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