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Schools Performed by three schools (the Kanze, Hosho, and Kongoh)
Category The third group Noh, kazura-mono
Author Kanze Kojirō Nobumitsu
Subject Unknown
Season Spring (February in the lunar calendar)
Scenes Ichijō Ōmiya in Kyoto
Tsukurimono A plum tree
Characters Mae-shite Woman in Kyoto
Nochi-shite Spirit of Butterfly
Waki Traveling monk
Ai Neighbor
Masks Mae-shite Wakaonna, Ko-omote, Zō, etc.
Nochi-shite Ko-omote, Zō, Nakizō, etc.
Costumes Mae-shite kazura (wig), kazura-obi (belt for a wig), karaori (a short-sleeved kimono outer robe worn by female characters) in kinagashi-style, kitsuke / surihaku (short-sleeved kimono, worn as the innermost layer of the costume of a female character), and a fan.
Nochi-shite kuro-tare (a black wig with hair extending slightly longer than the shoulder), chōkanmuri (a crown with a butterfly ornament), chōken (an unlined, long-sleeved elegant garment worn by dancing female characters) (maiginu), kitsuke / surihaku, hakama in ōkuchi-style (colored), koshi-obi (belt), and a fan.
Waki sumi-bōshi (a hood for regular Buddhist monks), kitsuke / muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with no pattern, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), koshi-obi, a fan, Buddhist prayer beads, and a sedge rain hat.
Ai naga-kamishimo (tops and bottoms of kimono with long hakama style trousers)
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour and 10 minutes

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