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Table 3 The L* a * b * values of various colour on the surface of the Dharma statue

From: Polychrome arhat figures dated from the Song Dynasty (960–1279 CE) at the Lingyan Temple, Changqing, Shandong, China

Samples No Measuring position Colour L* a* b*
D1–2 Right side of the face Reddish–brown 30.9 9.5 8.1
D1–4 Collar Orange 52.8 15.5 16.6
D1–6 Collar Red 42.7 36.3 23.2
D1–7 Collar embossed painting and gilding Golden 58.8 4.7 23.6
D1–8 Inside the right cuff Pink 54.5 12.8 12.0
D1–9 Chest Golden 42.7 12.0 28.4
D1–10 The pattern on the chest Blue 32.3 − 0.9 − 17.4
D1–11 Near edge of pedestal Black 20.1 − 0.1 0.7
D1–12 Pedestal Reddish–brown 32.0 15.3 12.4
D1–13 The right sleeve Red 33.1 27.8 16.9
D1–14 The yellow flower on the right sleeve Yellow 66.8 7.5 36.5
D1–15 The left sleeve Green 34.5 − 11.2 14.1
D1–16 The bottom step area of the pedestal Rose 51.9 27.8 11.0
D1–17 The pattern on the chest White 65.3 2.2 11.5
D1–18 The pattern on the surface of cassock Blue–green 44.1 − 9.1 8.6
D1–19 Cassock Black 23.0 − 0.4 1.5