Stick-up decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-8518

Description

On wooden stand. Turned inset head. Wing outlined in relief. Glass eyes and long carved peg bill. Painted in shades of gray and black to suggest natural coloring. Underside drilled with a hole, has original stick. Also has hole drilled in tail to tie together with rest of "rig".

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
wood (plant material)
Wood
Carved
Painted
Hunting
Shorebird
Decoy

Inscription

Faded paper label on underside: Yellow/Legs-/Conn

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17 1/2 x 10 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.732

Places

Connecticut (United States)

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