A Hangyoku holding a Kumade or "Lucky Charm Rake". The Otafuku mask or “Goddess of Mirth” is generally attached to help rake in happiness and prosperity. Kumade are sold at Tori-no-Ichi festivals that are held in November.
Part of the Kyogen category of masks, this is a character used for the comic interlude in classic Noh plays. Japanese otafuku masks
Vintage Otafuku Mask. Paper Mache Japanese Kyogen Theatre Mask. Japanese Kyogen Otafuku Mask. $22.50, via Etsy.
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Antique Japanese wooden otafuku mask with crystal eyes
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