The long tradition of Italian carnival masks has its roots in antiquity. Made famous by the commedia dell'arte, still today they each represent a city or region.
We present the best known.Carnival masks have a long tradition in Italy. Some were born in ancient times, others are of recent invention.
Many have been made famous by the commedia dell’arte and represent universal human characters and characteristics.
Each is linked to a city, so much so that it becomes its symbol.