Curlew Stick-up Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1910-1920

GUSN

GUSN-8571

Description

Carved and painted wooden decoy of curlew, apparently sawn from same piece of wood as 1991.774, flat, with long bill, mottled gray and black paint, and iron rod.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
painting (coating)
sawing
wood (plant material)
hunting
Wood
Painted
Hunting
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 1/4 x 1/2 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.775