picture (ritual & belief: representations)

Representation of one of the Eight Daoist Immortals, Lu Tung-pin. Flat figure made of card with costume in padded silk. Male figure in yellow robe carrying fly whisk. Sword protruding from behind his back. Blue hat with green emblem at centre.

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