This lovely figure in a finely detailed linen chiton and a thin himation (cloak) probably represents a votary. She pulls the himation out to the side like the Archaic korai (statues of young maidens) from the Athenian Akropolis and may have held a bud in the pierced fingers of her left hand.
von Bothmer, Dietrich and René d'Harnoncourt. 1950. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: An Exhibition from the Collection of Walter Cummings Baker, Esq. no. 69, p. 11, pl. 22, New York: Walter Cummings Baker.
von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. Ancient Art from New York Private Collections: Catalogue of an Exhibition Held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, December, 17, 1959-February 28, 1960. no. 178, p. 47, pl. 62, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Karoglou, Kyriaki. 2016. "The Collection of Greek Terracotta Figurines at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Les Carnets de l’ACoSt, 14: p. 3, n. 15 [p. 8], fig. 5.