Durga is the malevolent manifestation of Uma or Parwati, the spouse of Shiva.
Her face is white, an indication of youth, Innocence or purity, Her folded arms indicate that she is meditative or contemplative.
Her head is tilted forward, indicating straight speaking. Her stance is wide legged indicating assertiveness, and she has shoes.
Her kain differs from most female characters in that her legs are shown. She is wearing a three tiered coronet.
She has kedondongan (round) eye, the half open tanggung mouth showing her teeth, the coarse bentulan nose, all characteristic of the gagah or dugangan characters.