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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
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

Two masks, one of Otafuku (Ofuku, Okame), and the other of tengu, with New Year symbols of plum blossoms and pine needles. Zeshin seal.

flowers; folklore; leaves; masks

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