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  tah phlohng

 

Thailand

Tah phlohng, i.e. ‘wide open eyes’, is the Thai term used in iconography to refer to a style of eyes with certain characters in the Ramakien, and in which the pupil is completely visible and the eyes are somewhat bulging. If a pupil is in part is covered by the upper eyelid, the style is referred to as tah jorakae (fig.).