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  1. Carnival Masks of Venice By Owen Chen, Emily Choi

  2. History of the Carnival Mask • Worn in Venetian Carnival. • Takes place in Venice, Italy • The Venetian Carnival began in 1162 to celebrate the victory of the Republic over Ulrico. • 1268-1st time masquerade masks were used at the carnival.

  3. History of the Venetian Carnival (Mask) • Venetian Carnival was outlawed in the 1930s and revived in the 1980s • Outlawed because the government didn’t want the people to hide their identity by covering their faces with masks • Revived in 1980 by Venetian locals http://www.metacafe.com/watch/2527554/venice_carnival_2009_venice_st_mark_square_carnival_mas/

  4. One of the venetian carnival masks- The Bauta • White mask that covers the whole face& worn with a black cloak & tricorn hat • Worn by ladies & gentlemen • Hid the identity of the person who was wearing it

  5. One of the venetian carnival masks-The Moretta • Black velvet, oval shaped mask that covered all but the outer area of the face • Worn by women visiting convents • Attached to face by a button held in place by the woman’s teeth

  6. One of the venetian carnival masks-The Volto-Larva • Like the bauta • White mask that covers the whole face, worn with cloak & tricorn • Allowed for wearing to breathe easier out of & drink from without having to remove mask, therefore keeping identity

  7. How the masks are made • White cardboard(Open the middle of the pack), a pencil to draw half face mask contour, cut oblique Line. • Namely, get half face mask. • Another laser paper a (Open), middle (colored face.),Pencil painted mask decorative pattern, In order to prevent shear fault, Pre cut portions can be inclined to A line marking. • Carefully cut oblique section, yields the desired patterns. • to obtain the half face mask decorative patterns. • The laser paper patterns, covering the half face mask, carefully opened the back adhesive and Paste. The middle can be interspersed appropriate other color patterns http://v.ku6.com/show/DJRi9SsdPPb5sTl0.html

  8. Videos • http://www.concierge.com/video/europe/venice/venicetravel-tips/1825938971/carnival-masks-venice/1832212015

  9. Bibliography • http://www.venice-masks-shop.com/carnival-venice-2014/ • http://www.onholidayblog.co.uk/its-carnival-time/ • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnival_of_Venice • http://www.venetianmasksshop.com/history.htm