goddess (figure (ritual & belief: representations))

Thai water goddess carved and gilded (wood). Standing figure of Nang Thoranee with bodice and calf-length skirt and high top-knot, on a rectangular plinth, her right hand raised above her head and left to her side as she wrings water from her hair.

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