Noh (能, Nō), or Nogaku (能楽, Nōgaku)—derived from the Sino-Japanese word
for "skill" or ... Noh integrates masks, costumes and various props in a dance-
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 ...
Japanese masks are used traditionally in theater, festivals or rituals. Some of the
... In ancient Japan, Samurai was a warrior who protected nobility. Samurai ...
Dec 4, 2015 ... Masks have been a part of Japanese culture since ancient times. Learn more
about the types of traditional Japanese masks, and how you can ...
Aug 8, 2016 ... In ancient Japan, masks were of great importance for performing rituals and plays
. The different characters and creatures including common ...
Wearing elaborate masks to celebrate Japan's ancient gods evolved over the
centuries into the use of theatrical masks as entertainment. The animistic gods of
Japanese only ... There were originally about 60 basic types of noh masks, but
today there are ... Covering the face with a mask is much like wearing makeup.
We are showing traditional Japanese Noh Masks (Noumen), Devil (Oni) Masks,
Kyogen Masks. We have been carving the over 120 historical character masks ...
Jan 14, 2015 ... Following the example of countless museums before them, the Freer and Sackler
galleries of the Smithsonian's Museums of Asian Art kicked off ...
man, Japan; 1884.114.9. Noh mask depicting an acolyte, Japan; 1884.114.34In
Japan masks belong to a highly developed theatrical tradition. Its purpose used ...