HANDMADE MASKS

MOST OF MY HANDMADE MASKS ARE LEATHER OR PAPIER MACHE AND ARE STYLED AFTER THE COMMEDIA DEL ARTE CHARACTERS.
COMMEDIA WAS POPULAR IN EUROPE BETWEEN THE MID 1500'S THROUGH THE 1700S.
 
MANY CARNIVAL, MARDI GRAS, AND MASQUERADE MASKS HAVE THEIR ORIGIN WITH COMMEDIA.
BAUTA LEATHER
BAUTA LEATHER

Another rendition of the classic Carnival mask. This one is made of leather.

SCARAMUCCIA
SCARAMUCCIA

Scaramuccia is a stock character of Commedia. He is a clown, a skirmisher, and wears black.

BAUTA
BAUTA

BAUTA LEATHER
BAUTA LEATHER

Another rendition of the classic Carnival mask. This one is made of leather.

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