Sita

Model khon figure of a dancer playing the part of Sida, the main female figure from the Ramayana. The body is made from papier-mâché, the clothes from silk and gold thread. The skirt cloth has a lattice weave, the shawl is fringed, and there is a headdress but no mask. The figures wears two bracelets and one anklet. The tip of the left foot is broken.

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