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  pah thip

 

Thailand

The ornamental cloth hanging from the bottom of this Buddha image, in front of the pedestal, is called a pah thip. The image, called Phra Mongkon Bophit, is enshrined in the Wihaan Phra Mongkon Bophit in Ayutthaya and is seated in a virasana with a bhumisparsa mudra.