Carved Owl Scarecrow

Collection Type

  • Agricultural equipment

Date

1880-1950

GUSN

GUSN-3380

Description

Carved and painted wooden owl with metal ears, on a metal base, detailed in brown, white, black, yellow and green paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

metal
oil paint (paint)
varnishing
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Oil
Unidentified Metal
Varnished
SCARECROW

Inscription

Incised underneath the base of the tail is: S (maker's mark?). In black magic marker, along the back of the feet is: J-636.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Agricultural T&E

Dimensions

14.25 x 16.25 x 5.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1164