live slow die whenever grow old knit a sweater.
Karasu Tengu Somen (Full Face Mask). Meiji period (19th century) , Japan
The russet-iron mask constructed from four sections hammered with prominent wrinkles, eyebrows and cheekbones, decorated on the surface with gold lacquer in mokume and with highlights around the wrinkles and brow, the long beak decorated with the Sanskrit character representing Fudo Myo-o and stylized flames, cheeks with applied cord rings, interior lacquered black; fitted with a four-lame throat guard laced in blue and orange
On my tombstone please write “Not appreciating my puns when I was alive was a grave mistake”