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唐 彩繪侍女木俑
Standing Female Attendant

Tang dynasty (618–907)
late 7th century–early 8th century
Wood with pigment
H. 21 in. (53.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Enid A. Haupt, 1997
Accession Number:
Not on view
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.
#8989. Overview: Tang Dynasty - Burial Figures
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Enid A. Haupt , New York (until 1997; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Ancient China," 2005.

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