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Plays DataBase Hachinoki (Potted Trees) : Details StoryDataPhotoStory
 


Schools All five.
Category The Fourth Group Noh, ninjō-mono
Author Unknown
Subject Taiheiki (Chronicle of Great Peace) Volume 35, Kitano tsuya monogatari no koto, tsuketari, Aotozaemon no koto (Overnight Stories in Kitano and the Story of Aotozaemon), etc.
Season Winter (December)
Scene First half: Sano, in Kōzuke province; Second half: Kamakura, in Sagami province
Tsukurimono A potted tree
Characters Shite Sano Tsuneyo
Shite TsureWife of Tsuneyo
Mae-wakiItinerant monk (Saimyōji Tokiyori)
Nochi-waki Saimyōji Tokiyori
Waki-tsure Nikaidō
Ai Hayauchi
Ai Subordinate of Nikaidō
*Depending on the school, waki-tsure has a subordinate
MasksShite TsureShakumi, fukai, or ko-omote
CostumesMae-shite Tops and bottoms of suō (a long-sleeved, unlined hemp kimono with matching top and bottom, worn by male characters), kitsuke / dan-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with very wide stripes, worn as the innermost layer of the costumes of male characters of lesser standing), a small sword, and a fan.
Nochi-shite A white headband, sobatsugi (lined happi-style kimono with no sleeves, worn by warriors or Chinese characters), kitsuke / dan-noshime or ironashi atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono with no red color in the pattern), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white or colored), koshi-obi (belt), a small sword, bearing a long-handled sword on the shoulder and holding a whip in the hand.
Shite TsureKazura (wig), kazura-obi (band for a wig), karaori (a short-sleeved kimono outer robe worn by female characters) worn in kinagashi-style, and kitsuke / surihaku (short-sleeved kimono, worn as the innermost layer of the costume of a female character).
Mae-wakiSumi-bōshi (a hood for regular Buddhist monks), mizugoromo (a type of knee-length kimono), kitsuke / muji-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with no pattern), koshi-obi, a fan, Buddhist prayer beads, and a sedge rain hat.
Nochi-waki Shamon-bōshi (a hood for high-ranking monks), mizugoromo, kitsuke / atsuita (a type of short-sleeved kimono mainly worn by male characters) or shironeri (white silk kosode-style kimono), hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, kara (a piece of square cloth worn over other clothes by Buddhism priests), a small sword, a fan, Buddhist prayer beads, and with a letter (migyōsho: an official letter issued by the regent) tucked in to the bosom.
Waki-tsure Nashi-uchieboshi (eboshi-style headdress for warriors), a white headband, sobatsugi, kitsuke / atsuita, hakama in ōkuchi-style (white), koshi-obi, a small sword, a fan, and carrying a sword.
Ai (Hayauchi) Kataginu (sleeveless robe), kitsuke / shima-noshime (short-sleeved kimono with stripes), kukuri-bakama (a way of wearing hakama trousers, tucking the bottoms up at the knee with strings), a pair of gaiters, koshi-obi, a fan, and holding a cane.
Ai (Subordinate of Nikaidō)Kataginu, kitsuke / shima-noshime, han-bakama (ankle-length hakama-style trousers with no strings at the hems), koshi-obi, a fan, and holding a sword.
Number of scenes Two
Length About 1 hour 40 minutes

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