Japanese Otafuku mask Japan 8 inches, painted papier mache Also known as Uzumi or Okame, Otafuku is the name for the female half of a traditional Japanese Kyogen theatre pair She is considered to be the goddess of mirth and is frequently seen in Japanese art. Part of the Kyogen category of masks, this is a character used for the comic interlude in classic Noh plays. It is also popular with street performers and the general public
Okame Japanese Mask. Okame is a popular figure in Kyogen, a traditional comic theatre. She is usually see as a pair with Hyottoko. The pair are seen in summer festivals. Okame is the goddess of mirth. She's fun & happy.