Noh (能, Nō), or Nogaku (能楽, Nōgaku)—derived from the Sino-Japanese word
for "skill" or ... Click here for more information. ..... Noh masks (能面...
Japanese only ... There were originally about 60 basic types of noh masks, but
today there are well over 200 different kinds in use. ... However, noh performers
feel that the noh mask has a certain power inherent in it which makes it much
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 ...
Noh mask represents age, gender and social ranking of human or ... Noh is
classical Japanese musical drama based on tales from traditional literature ...
Jan 31, 2017 ... We are showing traditional Japanese Noh Masks (Noumen), Devil (Oni) Masks,
Kyogen Masks, Kagura, Bugku Masks and Japanese Netsuke.
Noh masks, called omote (lit., "face") are very important props that are symbolic of
Noh as a masked drama. In documents surviving from the Momoyama period, ...
Noh Derived from the Japanese word for "skill" or "talent" Noh is a major form of
classical .... There are also Noh masks to represent youngsters or old men.
Noh is a drama in which dance and music play an important role. ... Another
feature is that the leading actor usually wears a mask, turning them into someone
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 used in many different cultures. In Japan, Noh masks are used for
theatre and dance performances. Each mask represents a certain person, hero, ...