One of a pair of ancestor figures, salang, made of Chinese coins strung together with cotton thread in the form of the upper half of a human body, the lower part with loose strands of coins. A painted wooden plaque, prerahi, representing the head at the top, with a moustache, indicating that this figure represents male ancestors. Hook at the top for suspension outside the household shrine.
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