figure (ritual & belief: representations)

Figure made from padded silk on card of one of the Eight Daoist Immortals, He Xiangu, patron saint of hosuewives. She is carrying a lotus and wearing an orange-sleeved robe over a blue tunic with a pale blue skirt beneath.

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