figure (art)

Figure of a woman in a long beige jacket, belt, horizontally striped longyi and yellow and white striped headcloth in Muslim style. Her right hand is raised to beneath her chin. Mediocre quality carving. On a plinth labelled 'Akyab, British Empire Exhibition 1924'.

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