Stick-up Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1955-1965

GUSN

GUSN-8578

Description

Wings with V-shape. Scratch feather design. Black spots in grey breast. Long wooden bill. Small body. Black eyes.

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
Hunting
Lesser Yellowlegs
Decoy

Inscription

Handwritten on paper label between bird feathers: FAKE [by NFL]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Armament -- Accessory

Dimensions

10 x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.786