Kyogen mask Noborihige

KYG15
History The direct translation is 'climbing beard.' The name of a mask used in kyougen plays. His name is inspired by the upward-growing hair on his temples. Noborihige is used to play kyougen roles of gods, hermits, and spirits of the dead. He represents the god of a subtemple, in ai-kyougen scenes (kyougen interludes forming part of a Noh play) in such Noh plays as ARASHIYAMA and KAMO (The Thunder God).
Feature Noborihige has the face of a rustic old man with a slightly protruding forehead, low nose and several teeth missing.
The hair implanted around the lower half of his face, he has painted hair on his chin, upper lip, and eyebrows.

Mask ID Mask Name Price
Qty.
KYG15
Noborihige
US$439

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