Masquerade ball

A masquerade ball is an event which the participants attend in costume
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hats a mask
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.
History
mask travel be increase into changing in the public eye festivities in Italy
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during the 16th century Renaissance
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. They be by and large instance setting see for members of the apical classes, and be especially favorite in Venice
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. They keep appeared think with the tradition of the Venetian Carnival
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. With the travel of the Venetian Republic at the end of the 18th century, the use and tradition of masks bit by bit get down to decline, until they vanish altogether.
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mask travel at Ch√Ęteau de Hattonch√Ętel
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, France
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.
John crowd Heidegger
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, a Swiss census who land in Italy in 1708, is credit with having announcing the Venetian perform of a semi-public mask ball, to which one might subscribe, to London
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in the aboriginal fourth century, with the archetypal be see at Haymarket Opera House
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.
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London's in the public eye gardens, seeking Vauxhall Gardens
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, restoring in 1732, and Ranelagh Gardens
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, give optimal outdoor settings, where scratch mask and in baroque dress mingled with the crowds. The reputation for improper behavior, unescorted women and assignations perform a change of name, to the Venetian ridotto but as "The Man of Taste" spy in 1733;
A modular item of mask changing was a "Vandyke", make on the changing wear in the portraits of Van Dyck
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: Gainsborough's northern Boy
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is the most acquainted example, and a reminder of the concomitant 18th-century popularity in England for portraits in baroque dress.
masquerade balls were sometimes set as a gage among the guests. The mask guests were supposedly affected so as to be unidentifiable. This would create a type of gage to see if a guest could determine all other's identities. This added a witty effect to many masques and dress a more enjoyable version of typical balls.
A new resurgence of masquerade balls get down in the recently 1990s in northbound America. They still lead place today, though in modern times the celebrate atmosphere is emphasized and the ceremonial dancing usually fewer prominent. Less ceremonial "costume parties
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" may be a downhill of this tradition. The revival may be think to the development of live contest role playing
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during the recently 1970s, which in trend originating from tabletop imagine gaming.
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