Noh Mask: "Shiwajo"

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Noh Mask: "Shiwajo"

Sculpture / Edo

Signed “Created by Jiun'in”

Edo period, 17th-18th century

Wood with polychromy

20.9×17.2

1面

A major feature of Noh plays are the various dances, ranging from slow to vigorous. This mask was worn for the role of an elderly deity who performs a slow, enigmatic dance."

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