Stick-up decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-8519

Description

On wooden stand. Brown back with white spots. Small head, turned. Round insert head. Rectangular white patch on tail. Iron bill.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
hunting
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
Wood
Carved
Painted
Hunting
Shorebird
Iron
Black-Necked Stilt
Decoy

Inscription

Blue ink on cut-off jelly label on bottom of base: Black-necked Stilt [Perhaps the base was once attached to another bird.]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

13 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.733