1914.22.12

Rough wooden mask worn during Carnival and then put over the stable door or in front of the hay as protection.

Place details: EUROPE. Italy. Abruzzi Cogne-Aosta. Cultural Group: European Italian Local Name: Unknown. Materials: Wood Plant / Pigment / ?. Processes: Carved / Painted / ?. Dimensions: Max L = 265 mm When Collected: By 1914 Acquired: Donated May 1914

KEYWORD: Amulet / Religious Object / Mask / Ceremonial Object / CLASS: Religion / Mask / Ceremonial / ?.

Publications history, trails & websites: Published as a PRM postcard (no. 110). [JC 9 11 2000]