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 Field Collector: ?Estella Louisa Michaela Canziani When Collected: By 1914 Other Owners: Estella Louisa Michaela Canziani PRM Source: Estella Louisa Michaela Canziani Acquired: Donated May 1914
KEYWORD: Amulet / Religious Object / Mask / Ceremonial Object / CLASS: Religion / Mask / Ritual and Ceremonial / ?.
Publications history, trails & websites: Published as a PRM postcard (no. 110). [JC 9 11 2000]