Shorebird Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-2638

Description

"A flattie"; flattened figure of a sandpiper with carved peg bill, painted brown and white in a dot technique; a stick-up decoy raised on a wood dowell and rough rectangular wooden base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Indcribed in ink on a label on the back of stand: solitary sandpiper

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 5/8 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.859