This figure of a woman originally wore a crown, perhaps made from metal, which may indicate that she was a saint. She was originally holding something in her right hand, which may have been attached with a dowel (e.g. a tower, as with Saint Barbara). She may also have held a book in her left hand.
- Joan A. Holladay and Susan L. Ward, _Gothic Sculpture in America III: The Museums of New York and Pennsylvania_, 2016, 304-305.