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BHADRAKALI (VILLAGE GODDESS)

Bhadrakali is the most popular Goddess worshiped in Kerala. She is a fierce form of Devi. The image is two-handed and is in standing posture. The image is depicted as carrying a baby. This is a typical example of local folk art tradition. The peculiar thing is the headdress. The image is standing above the pedestal.
Acc No: 202
Measurement: 36.5 x 13 cm
19th Century CE
Tamil Nadu