The name hannya (般若) is a Sino-Japanese word for prajna or wisdom. One
tradition states that this name was given to this mask because it was the name of
1884.114.34In Japan masks belong to a highly developed theatrical tradition. ...
context, so a broad-brimmed hat made of bamboo would suggest country life.
The Hannya is one of the most visually stunning, and perhaps the most
frightening of Japanese Masks. With horns, bulging eyes, and the occasional set
of sharp ...
The Japanese masks are made out of materials such as clay, dry lacquer, ... likely
influenced by bugaku and gigaku masks to form the unique Japanese design.
We are showing traditional Japanese Noh Masks (Noumen), Devil (Oni) Masks,
Kyogen Masks. We have been carving the over 220 historical character 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.
Japanese only ... There were originally about 60 basic types of noh masks, but
today there are well over 200 different ... As it is often difficult to tell the actual
feelings expressed in a noh mask, it is said to be made with a “neutral”
Feb 7, 2015 ... In urban areas, people wear medical masks at the first sign of cedar allergies or a
cold. Ostensibly this is all for practical reasons. People will ...
There are nearly 80 different and distinct characters depicted by the masks used
by traditional Japanese Noh performers. Our workshop provides collectors with ...
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.