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JAPANESE NOH THEATER

JAPANESE NOH THEATER

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JAPANESE NOH THEATER

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  • Paperback
Condition
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(JAPANESE NOH THEATER) No place, no date. Circa 1930. Blue paper covers with stamped decorative motif, red string binding, measuring 10 ½ x 7 ½ inches with 28 double-fold pages. Water stain on back cover else very nice. An interesting costume and set design book of masks and costume and set elements for a Noh theater play. Noh is a stylized and symbolic form of classical musical dance-based drama, which has been performed since the 14th century and was designated in 2001 as a UNESCO Masterpiece. The 32 masks on eight pages, hand-colored and enriched with gilt and silver, include six iconic categories: "Okina", old men; "Jo", old men distinguished by their hair; "Otoko", man; "Onna", women; "Kishin", demons, which include "Tobide", savages and "Beshimi", goblins; and "Onryo", ghosts and spirits. Plates of set decorations depict foliage, gates and rickshaws and costumes portraying elaborate hats and various weapons. Each illustration with small caption in Japanese. . Decorated Paper Covers. Very Nice. 4vo.

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Bookseller
marilyn braiterman rare books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
004566
Title
JAPANESE NOH THEATER
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Nice
Binding
Paperback
Keywords
Japanese Noh Theater, Theater, Noh , Japanese Costume and Set Design, Japanese Masks, Masks
Size
4vo

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