In Mandalay there were many versions of Buddha for sale.
These ones were made of brightly-coloured gilded wood. But they looked infinitely more interesting and mysterious from behind, with only their shadowed silhouettes showing on the white cloth backdrop.
I didn’t take any photos of the Buddhas from the front. However, the woman selling the Buddhas posed for me in front of her wooden puppets, which were painted in a similar style to the Buddhas.
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