Noh Mask: "Ōmi Onna"


Noh Mask: "Ōmi Onna"

Sculpture / Muromachi / Azuchi/Momoyama

Inscribed in gold "Attributed to Zōami by Mitsunori and Yasuhisa (monograms)"

Muromachi – Azuchi-Momoyama period, 16th century

Wood with polychromy



This mask is donned for the roles of women who cannot give up on love. It is unusual for a mask of a woman to have its lower teeth exposed.

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