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Antique Fukusa Japanese Gift Cover, Noh Okina Mask Box

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 559604
Asian Art By Kyoko
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Old Japanese gift cover, fukusa with a black mask and a mask box, bells, hat and fan used in the Noh(No) play, Okina (the sacred old man). The Dance of Okina start with a comtemporary prayer for 'a peaceful reign over the land' Okina wearing a white mask. The black mask is worn by the Kyogen actor in the third dance, "Sanbaso". Embroidered on satin, lined with red crepe silk. Dimensions: 28" X 29"