Hannya 般若

Hannya 般若

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Hannya (般若) is a type of mask used in Noh theatre intended to represent a jealous female serpent. Different masks have different meanings—a white mask depicts a woman of aristocratic status, a red mask depicts a woman of low-class status, and dark red depicts true demons. The way the actor moves can suggest different emotions—when the actor looks straight ahead the mask appears to be angry, but when tilted down it can appear sorrowful and tormented.  

Available in two sizes. Frame not included. 

Product details

  • Material: Mohawk Superfine Ultrawhite Eggshell 270gsm acid-free card from GF Smith

  • Printing process: Archival giclee pigment ink

  • Origin: Printed and hand-cut in Nottingham, United Kingdom

Delivery times & prices

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  • UK deliveries: 3-4 working days via Royal Mail 1st class

  • International deliveries available via Royal Mail International Standard Airmail

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