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Schools All five
Category The fourth group noh, kyōjo-mono
Author Zeami
Subject The episode of Hanshōyo in the Han Dynasty in China
Season Autumn (July in the lunar calendar)
Scenes Maeba Inn at Nogami in Mino Province
Nochiba The woods of Tadasu in Kyoto
Characters Mae-shite Hanago
Nochi-shite Hanjo = Hanago
Waki Yoshida no Shōshō
Waki-tsure retainers (two or three)
Ai Mistress of the inn at Nogami
Masks Shite Wakaonna, Zō, Ko-omote, etc.
Costumes Mae-shite kazura (wig), kazura-obi (belt for a wig), karaori in “kinagashi”-style, kitsuke / surihaku, and a fan.
Nochi-shite Same as the costume of mae-shite. However, the right sleeve is lowered from the shoulder (“karaori-nugisage (nugikake)”).
Waki kazaori-eboshi (eboshi-style headdress), chōken, kitsuke / atsuita, koshi-obi (belt), and a fan.
Waki-tsure tops and bottoms of suō (unlined hemp kimono for warrior’s daily wear), kitsuke/muji-noshime (noshime-style kimono with no pattern), a small sword, and a fan. One of them holds a sword.
Ai bina'n-kazura (a white cloth to wrap around the head of a kyogen performer), nuihaku, and onna-obi.
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 30 minutes

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