Traditional Japanese Hannya Mask
The Hannya (般若) mask is just one example of the many different types of masks used by the traditional Japanese actors of Noh theater. Noh performances are very stylized representations of traditional and well known stories, developed in Japan during the 14th century. The Hannya mask is used in many noh and kyōgen Japanese plays, as well as in Shinto ritual kagura dances.
The Hannya mask portrays the souls of women who have become demons due to obsession or jealousy.
Hannya masks are one of the most used iconography in traditional Japanese tattoo designs.
Please see pictures for sizing. (We use a tennis ball for customers to gauge the size of the items.)
Please note that all the masks listed are old and have been used by Japanese people. This gives the items various weathering and imperfections. They are not perfect. You can see the quality of the items in the photos.
You will receive the mask in the photo.
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