Harlequin as costumes

After Commedia dell’Arte, Harlequin’s costumes inspired the theatre world in a way that the Harlequin pattern were used as the costumes for theatrical characters, possibly related to Arlecchino on the similarity between their characteristics or the status as a servant or a clown (as in comic character from Commedia dell’Arte or The Harlequinade).

 

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~ by hanathebanana on January 14, 2009.

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