figure (communication artefact)

Carved painted wooden face of Dewi Sri, made from one piece of wood, hollowed out on reverse. Tall curved headdress and coronet, hair indicated by carved grooves painted black, ears have circular ear plugs, the piece flat across the underside of the chin, which is also painted. Coronet painted gold, headdress light brown with decorative details in red, black and grey-green; face is painted cream with eyes, eyebrows, ears, nostrils and lips painted in black and red with pupils in light brown.

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