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Decoy

Description

Homemade. Painted in green, white, yellow and black.

Details

Maker
Possibly P. Squire & Co. (Maker)
Date
1900-1920
Inscriptions
Stamped incision in tin: /P SQUIRE & CO/URE [three unknown letters/marks] [cut off where tin is cut; on tin container or sheet used for birds]
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cutting (dividing)
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cut
cutting (dividing)
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Snipe
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
3.188 x 6 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.797.3
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8592

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