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Commedia scenes influenced the baroque and rococo lifestyle where grandiose balls took the disguise of Venetian-style masquerades. There we meet an implement that is closely related to the fan: the mask. The Zanni of the Commedia dell’Arte all wore masks as part of their typical dress. Masks and fans often serve similar purposes as one can hide oneself behind, spy on someone without being seen, or simply act more liberally in disguise.

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