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Object Name: Inlaid wooden panel
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Wood, metal
Dimensions: Overall: 15 1/2 x 7 7/8 x 3/4 in. ( 39.4 x 20 x 1.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Rectangular wooden panel with wood inlay depicting an idealized female figure with a scroll in one hand and an owl atop a book on the floor near her feet; framed, with hardware attached to back for hanging.
Credit Line: Gift of Edmond C. Bonaventure
Object Number: 1950.9b
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According to the accession records, the figure depicted on this panel is meant to represent "Poetry." The artist was the grandfather of the donor.