This paulownia box contains spicebush toothpicks and has ”金千両“ (”Kinsenryo,“ a thousand gold coins) handwritten on it in Japanese ink. ”両“ (”ryo“) is an old Japanese currency, and 千両箱 (”Senryobako“) was used to store a lot of ryo coins, so it is a symbol of prosperity.
隈取 (”Kumadori,“ Kabuki makeup) is a makeup used in Kabuki, a traditional Japanese form of theater. There are various makeup styles that suit different roles. These patterns are appreciated by Japanophiles.