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Mask, Bag, Cushion, NC2009.7

Physical Description

White wooden woman Noh mask with horns and fangs,and eyes and teeth of brass , this "Hannya" style perhaps the best known Noh mask together with young woman mask "Koomote" , a face of spirits of jealous woman expresses anger and grief. Used for the main actor in "Aoi-no-Ue"and "Dojouji". In a bag made from recycled textiles in black with gold and green trees.

Provenance

Locality:

Maker

Maker: Ginnosuke Koizumi Maker: Yoshie Tokutake

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Mask): 240 x 170 x 120mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Bag): 40 x 250 x 300mm

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