MC989.119.20 | Weathervane

 
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Weathervane
19th century
55.7 x 48.5 x 16.5 cm
Purchase from Mrs. Margaret deVolpi
MC989.119.20
© McCord Museum
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Keywords:  Animal (838) , Weathervane (8)
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The weathervane often took the form of a rooster, perched atop the church steeple. Feathers unruffled, it would twist and turn, indicating the wind's direction by the four cardinal points mounted at the ends of its crossed shafts.