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effigy

Art a portrait of a person, esp as a monument or architectural decoration

effigy

A representation or imitation of a person, in whole or in part, as a likeness in sculpture.
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At this moment, Addie's "gaunt face" and her voice, strangely invigorated by a connection to Cash, merge into the single effigial form, framed by the window in the twilight.
Alabaster reredos panels of the Assumption spring to mind, but the significant effigial models, for Sandford, may have been provincial tombs of non-royal but aristocratic ladies.
Thus, the commissioning of an effigial tomb for a deceased husband enabled a widow to exercise negotiating powers she could not have assumed while he lived.