City

Venice

Masks

Handmade in Papier-mâché  and glittery plaster, venetian masks ( right) are now strictly tourist fare, but they were once essential attire during carnival, allowing aristocrats to enjoy themselves in anonymity. One unusual model, with a long curved nose, was used by doctors during plagues, its cativy filled with perfumed herbs to filter the diseased air

Masks Carnival Venice 2017

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