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Old expressions - 'Tal' are masks Korean traditional masks. The masks were often made of alder wood, with several coats of lacquer to give the masks gloss, and waterproof them for wearing. They were usually also painted, and often had hinges for mouth movement. Now a days, they're used as miniature masks for tourist souvenirs, and hung on cell-phones for good luck.

Old expressions - 'Tal' are masks Korean traditional masks. The masks were…

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Three mask-dancers in full costume wait to perform at a Korean culture festival, wearing brightly-painted wooden masks.

architecturia:      Ulsan, Korea lovely art

Quite an awesome place to have a visit. Situated in Ulsan, Korea. About Ulsan: Ulsan, officially the Ulsan Metropolitan City, is Sout.

Masks in Insadong - These wooden masks are used in many types of rituals but are more commonly seen in Korean mask plays called Tal-nori (탈놀이). The word "tal" has the meaning of meeting a misfortune like the words, "talnatda" (something wrong) or "baetalatda" (have a stomachache) and it is said that talnori was played wearing masks shaped like bugaboos to prevent such misfortunes.

Masks in Insadong - These wooden masks are used in many types of rituals but are more commonly seen in Korean mask plays called Tal-nori (탈놀이). The word "tal" has the meaning of meeting a misfortune like the words, "talnatda" (something wrong) or "baetalatda" (have a stomachache) and it is said that talnori was played wearing masks shaped like bugaboos to prevent such misfortunes.

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