puppet

Puppet of an unmarried Han Chinese woman with bound feet, wearing a lilac damask robe with blue satin and ribbon trimming over matched trousers but with black satin trimming at hem. She wears leaf-shaped silver earrings and her hair plaited and secured to one side. Her head, hands and feet are made of painted wood.

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