Noh (能, Nō), or Nogaku (能楽, Nōgaku)—derived from the Sino-Japanese word
for "skill" or .... Noh masks (能面 nō-men or 面 omote) a...
The masks were made into things such as bodhisativas, guardian deities, ... likely
influenced by bugaku and gigaku masks to form the unique Japanese design.
Japanese masks are used traditionally in theater, festivals or rituals. ... They
represented a face of superhuman, demon, lion, bird and were made from wood.
Dec 4, 2015 ... Learn more about the types of traditional Japanese masks, and how ... in the 16th
century, menpo were made from iron and lacquered leather.
We are showing traditional Japanese Noh Masks (Noumen), Devil (Oni) Masks,
Kyogen Masks. We have been carving the over 220 historical character masks ...
Masks are an essential part of the Japanese noh theater whilst the actors of the
Japanese kabuki theater perform without masks. But there is one exception.
Wearing elaborate masks to celebrate Japan's ancient gods evolved over the ...
an era spanning 10,000 B.C. to 300 B.C. Crude masks made from shells and ...
Oct 24, 2016 ... We are showing traditional Japanese Noh Masks (Noumen), Devil (Oni) ... We
add Japanese swords (tachi). ... Folk mask, Custom made masks ...
Feb 23, 2014 ... The introduction of these cheap, easier-to-use masks also made it more practical
to wear one in order to prevent getting sick in the first place.
Feb 11, 2009 ... Gigaku masks are the first known masks used in Japan and among the ... a
staged drama set to music in its entirety, made up of vocal pieces ...