Noh mask Shikami (grimace)

Unknown18th century

Fukuoka City Museum

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

As the name shows, the mask has a grimace. It has muscular eyebrows and cheeks, and shows upper and lower fangs. It looks like a beast threatening enemies by its roar. The mask is used for an aggressive and bloodcurdling fierce god.


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