Stick-Up Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1900

GUSN

GUSN-3159

Description

One of ten "flatties", silhouetted frames of "yellowlegs" with carved bills and forked tails, painted with brown backs, heads spotted with cream, cream breasts and necks, black bills and eyes; drilled with holes at underside. All contained in Box 1991.772.11, with their original sticks.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
wood (plant material)
painting (coating)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
ducks (birds)
hunting
Wood
Painted
Hunting
Duck
Carved
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.772.11
1991.772.11

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.772.1