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Decoy: Curlew

about 1900
Levi Ellis (American, active about 1900)


Object Place: Franklin City, Virginia, United States

Dimensions

31.75 x 41.91 x 13.97 cm (12 1/2 x 16 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.950

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Tan breast flecked with brown. Brown back and wings flecked with tan. Black tail feathers; white under tail feathers. Stick-up type.

Provenance

Acquired by Maxim Karolik and given to the Museum in 1960.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik