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Stick-up Decoy

Description

Robust form with short tail. Painted black and white; chestnut plumage. Black band on end tail.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890
Inscriptions
Script in red ink on white label on bottom of bird: Ruddy Turnstone/Cape May/N.J./1890
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
New Jersey (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Ruddy Turnstone
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 3/4 x 2.063 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.792
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8584

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