Shorebird Stick-up Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-2582

Description

"Silhouette" decoy of shore bird (snipe?) with hole in underside for stick-up; flat S-curve body with V-tail and nail beak, painted gray body, with black wings, head and eyes, white strip underside (beak to tail).

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
wood (plant material)
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
hunting
Wood
Carved
Painted
Hunting
Decoy

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 x 11 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.776