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 ... Japanese masks from fearsome to comical. ... An ancient Chinese board game
that has been played in Japan since the 7th century.
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 ...
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
Oct 24, 2016 ... We are showing traditional Japanese Noh Masks (Noumen), Devil (Oni) Masks,
Kyogen Masks, Kagura, Bugku Masks and Japanese Netsuke.
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 ...
We are showing traditional Japanese Noh Masks (Noumen), Devil (Oni) Masks,
Kyogen Masks. We have been carving the over 120 historical character masks ...
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 ...
Samurai Mask - Samurais were the warriors from ancient Japan who shouldered
the responsibility for protecting the nobility. In the 16th century, masks were ...
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