Hair Line of Waka-onna and Zoh-onna
|The hairlines of these two types of mask are almost identical. Thus the
two types can only be differentiated by observing the texture of the skin,
the lines around the eyes and the relative fullness or flatness of the
The Waka-onna is younger than the ZO-onna. Their hairlines divide into three distinct sections.
A) The upper section, beginning at the middle of theforehead, has two thick strands that run parallel to each other;
B) The middle section consists of three or four short strands at the level of the temple; and
C) The lower section from the temple to the bottom of the hairline is made up of three strands with the innermost strand thicker than the other two.