Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Nō mask
  • Utagawa Kuninao
    1795–1854
    born: Shinano province (present-day Nagano prefecture), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Nō mask, 1890s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 205 x 186 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/16 x 7 5/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1514
Description
Exhibitions

Color print of a mask of a woman's face. There are two black ribbons on either side of the mask, which are twisted out from the mask. The mask is resting on a small square of fabric. There is calligraphy in the top of the print, and a red stamp in the bottom left corner of the print.