Stick-up Decoy

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890

GUSN

GUSN-8584

Description

Robust form with short tail. Painted black and white; chestnut plumage. Black band on end tail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Script in red ink on white label on bottom of bird: Ruddy Turnstone/Cape May/N.J./1890

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 3/4 x 2.063 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.792

Places

New Jersey (United States)