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唐 彩繪侍女木俑
Standing Female Attendant

Period:
Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date:
late 7th century–early 8th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Wood with pigment
Dimensions:
H. 21 in. (53.3 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Enid A. Haupt, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.442.7.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 207
This rare surviving example of a tomb figurine carved from wood must have come from the dry regions of the Silk Road, but displays the fashionable high-waisted dress and short jacket of the Tang court style.
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