NOH is a major form of classical Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14th century. Noh is often based on tales from traditional literature with a supernatural being transformed into human form as a hero narrating a story. Noh integrates masks and costumes. Emotions are conveyed by conventional gestures, the iconic masks like this represents the roles.signed.,mid-century, well crafted and good condition. 8 1/4"Lx5 1/4" w x3"d weight: 1 lb.