Moon Mask at the Venice Carnival. The Carnival of Venice is an annual festival, held in Venice, Italy. The Carnival ends with Lent, forty days before Easter on Shrove Tuesday (Fat Tuesday or Martedì Grasso), the day before Ash Wednesday.
circa late An extremely rare gentleman's 'Incroyable' style suit: yellow and black striped silk satin. The Incroyables were a fashionable aristocratic subculture in Paris during the French Directory - They & their female counterparts, the Merveilleuses.