Noh Mask: "Masukami Onna"


Noh Mask: "Masukami Onna"

Sculpture / Muromachi

Inscribed in gold "Attributed to Tatsuemon by Mitsunori (monogram)"

Muromachi period, 15th–16th century

Wood with polychromy



This type of mask, which portrays a woman, is characterized by its unkempt hair, wrinkles between the eyebrows, and depressions above them. These features symbolize the state of being possessed by a god."

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