"Kumadori Ju-hachi Ban" (Theatrical Makeup for Eighteen Famous Kabuki Plays by the Ichikawa). "Heikuro Kijo no Kuma" which is used for the role of she-devil, " Heikuro". The blue kumadori in this character signifies its supernatural, demonic origin. It was originated by Onoe Kikugoro V.
Date: 1940 First edition, before W.W.II.
Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches
Published by The S. Watanabe Color Print Co.; Watanabe