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Inlaid Chair

Walnut, ivory

47 1/2 in. x 20 5/8 in. x 14 1/2 in. (120.65 cm x 52.39 cm x 36.83 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: Deanery.305
Other Number(s): W.16 (Previous No.)
2011.4.26 (New Number before Old Number Identified)
Classification: Furnishings and Furniture; Furniture
Collection: Deanery Collection

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  • carvings - Refers to works executed by cutting a figure or design out of a solid material such as stone or wood. It typically refers to works that are relatively small in size, are part of a larger work, or are not considered art. For large and medium-sized three-dimensional works of art, use the broader term "sculpture" or another appropriate term.
  • dining chairs - Chairs designed for and used at a dining table, intended for use while eating meals.
  • inlays - Decorative forms created when pieces of a material are inserted into similar-sized openings in a surrounding material so as to create a design.
  • Italian - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of Italy, or in general to cultures that have occupied the boot-shaped Italian peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • ivory - The modified form of dentin derived from animal teeth. The most common example is from the tusks of mature elephants; similar material is obtained from any tusked or large-toothed mammal such as a walrus or narwhal.
  • walnut - Wood of several trees belonging to the genus Juglans, ranging in color from grey-brown to purple brown, used in making cabinetwork, veneer, butts and rifle stocks.

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  • The Deanery Remembered Bryn Mawr College , May 1, 1985 – May 29, 1985

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