Stick-up Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1900

GUSN

GUSN-8582

Description

Full-bodied figure of a snipe with metal tack eyes and wood bill. Painted in tan and black to suggest natural coloring. A stick-up hole at underside for dowel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

decoys
painting (coating)
papier mâché
hunting
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gulls, sandpipers, auks, and allies
Painted
Hunting
Papier Mache
Snipe
Decoy

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.790