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Maker(s):Shibata Zeshin
Culture:Japanese (1807–1891)
Title:Untitled [Otafuku and Tengu Masks with Plum Blossoms]
Date Made:ca. after 1832
Type:Print
Materials:woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan; Edo
Measurements:overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 in; 19.1 cm x 25.4 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2005.661
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
Two masks, one of Otafuku (Ofuku, Okame), and the other of tengu, with New Year symbols of plum blossoms and pine needles. Zeshin seal.

Tags:
flowers; folklore; leaves; masks

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