Posted by Judy Hahn (126.96.36.199) on January 17, 2019 at 13:32:34:
In Reply to: Chikashige triptych with extra faces. posted by Scott C on January 16, 2019 at 20:50:08:
It is a kind of komochi-e or trick print. Each of the faces is of an actor that has played that role in the kabuki play. I own one by Chikashige, which has five actors for each of the two roles.
For this print, the Tokyo Metro Library terms the genre hanging print: Shikake-e (mekuri) -- 仕掛絵（めくり）
The multiple faces can be seen at:
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