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Noh mask Myoga-akujo

Unknown16th century

Fukuoka City Museum

Fukuoka City Museum
福岡市早良区百道浜3-1-1, Japan

The mask with myoga (Japanese-ginger)-shaped eyes is called Myoga -akujo. Many masks of this category look humorous, having excessively downward slanting eyes. This mask with wide-open eyes, however, has something unique and awful. Vermillion coloring on recessed parts of the cheeks is very well accented.

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