Hakata Traditional Crafts Exhibition Magemon, Hariko and Imajuku Dolls - The beauty and skills inherited by female craftsmen-

Oct 13, 2023 - Nov 22, 2023

Hakata Hariko

monkey mask

Handmade Japanese paper, news paper, flour, funori glue, Acrylic paints, Sumi ink and red food coloring
W6.69 x D7.48 x H3.15 in


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In the past, during the Hakata Dontaku Port Festival, people used to wear papier-mache masks and parade through the streets. Among them, the monkey mask was believed to ward off evil spirits.

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