Stick-up decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1926-1950

GUSN

GUSN-8572

Description

Silhouette decoy on 6-3/4" iron rod and base. Snipe shorebird with yellow legs or willet species. Flat with V wings; black wings and head. Grey speckled breast. Long whittled wood beak; large tack eyes. Three holes to body; stick at center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
wood (plant material)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
hunting
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
Wood
Painted
Shorebird
Iron
Hunting
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

12 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.780