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Noh Mask of Obeshimi
Noh Mask of Obeshimi

EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

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Noh Mask of Obeshimi
Edo period (19th century)
Polychrome pigments and gesso over wood, eyes gilt-metal
8½in. (21.5cm.) long

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Obeshimi represents demons, particularly the tengu, a spirit with supernatural powers who protects others from evil.
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