Overall: 15.4 cm (6 1/16 in.)
Gift from Sarita Hopkins Weeks in Memory of her Mother Sara Sessions Hopkins 1978.89
The pleated skirt tied with a scarf around her waist is characteristic of Nepal.
Carrying a lamp in one hand, this female figure draped in finery was probably included as the donor of a sculptural group. She wears a complex headdress consisting of a network of beads and plaques joined together, ending in a bell at her forehead and crowning a long cloth that reaches to her waist. Her position on a lotus flower may indicate the transcendent state she attained as a result of the karmic merit of her donation.
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