Waka-onna, the face of an elegant beauty. To compete with other schools of Noh, mask makers were ordered to create Waka-onna at the beginning of the Edo period.
Onna (Woman masks)
When most people think of Noh, these are the masks that come to mind. That being the case, these tend to be the most varied and popular masks.
Ceramic – 8-1/2” x 5-1/2” (21.5cm x 14 cm)