|KEY WORD : art history / sculptures|
|Also otogoze 乙御前. A mask of a young woman, used in kyougen 狂言 plays. Oto has a fat, dimpled face with an innocent cheerful expression but ugly features. She has round, bulging cheeks and small features, giving a friendly, comic effect. Oto appears in many plays including “son-in-law comedies”, like The Capricious Magic Fish Hook TSURIBARI 釣針, where a servant tries to run away from the hideous girl he has fished up as a bride.|
|*noumen 能面, *kyougenmen 狂言面|
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