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Stick-up decoy

Description

Goose head on long stick with hole in end. Overall painted black. Two pieces with seam at neck. Nail construction.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
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
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Armament -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Decoy
decoys
figure- and animal-derived motifs
geese
Goose
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14 3/8 x 4 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.798
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8593

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