'Awaji ningyo kashira'; Awaji puppet head, representing a male character known as 'Sanbaso'. It comsists of a painted wooden head on a wooden support, with an intrinsic string mechanism, moveable eyes, and hinged jaw. The puppet is wearing a tall black hat with textile trim and a brocade tie. The facial features and hair are painted on.
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