Uzbek Chess Piece (pawn)

Chess piece, a pawn, in the shape of a round human figure in painted wood. Dressed in a red robe, chapan, with brown and yellow spots and CINTAMANI motifs. Wearing a yellow cap as the base for a green turban with black detail, and carrying a round yellow disc with two domes (possibly a shield). Features are in red and black paint.

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