University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 19856A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Buaku
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

Description

Buaku. Vermilliion red lacquer face, greened eyes. Rounded nose points upwards, lower pointed teeth point up from sides of mouth. Used in bugaku dance. There is a sanskrit character on the back of the mask.


Bibliography:

[Article] 1897. Collections and Publications. Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. 1 (1): 25 - 31.View Objects cited in this Publication

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