figure (ritual & belief: representations)

Figure made from padded silk on card of one of the eight immortals, Zhang Guolao, patron saint of artists and calligraphers. Depicted as an old man with white wispy beard carrying his symbol, a bamboo tube with two red rods protruding from it. Black hat with green emblem. His robe has baggy sleeves and is worn over a pale brown tunic, and a pale pinkish grey skirt. Two red dangling cords.

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