Stick-up decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1910

GUSN

GUSN-8575

Description

Stick-up type; flat shape, V tail, carved eye, round wooden stick beak (1-3/4"). Painted mostly black except for underside strip from beak to tail of black speckled horizontal lines. No base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
hunting
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
Wood
Painted
Carved
Shorebird
Snipe
Hunting
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 1/2 x 8 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.783

Places

Possibly Connecticut (United States)

Related Items

Title Shorebird Stick-up Decoy Accession Number 1991.777