Period: Tang dynasty (618–907)
Date: late 7th century–early 8th century
Medium: Wood with pigment
Dimensions: H. 21 in. (53.3 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Enid A. Haupt, 1997
Accession Number: 1997.442.7.2
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.