From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Tengu
Object Number 19871
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Japanese
Provenience Japan
Period Edo Period (uncertain) | Meiji Period (uncertain)
Date Made Edo-1897
Section Asian
Materials Wood | Gilding
Technique Lacquered | Gilded
Iconography Tengu

Mask of Tengu (天狗). Large lacquered. Shiny deep red. Gilt eyeballs. Prominent cheeks/nose. Two rows green teeth. Used in bugaku dance.

Credit Line Purchased from G. T. Marsh and Co; subscription of Mrs. Phebe A. Hearst, 1897

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