Shorebird Stick-up Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-2583

Description

"Stick-up" decoy of a shorebird (snipe), carved and painted wood, flat in shape, V-tail, carved eye, round wooden beak (2"); painted mostly black except for underside strip, from beak to tail, of black-on-white speckled horizontal lines (no base).

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.),

Related Items

Title Accession Number
Title Stick-up decoy Accession Number 1991.783

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.777

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