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The Tuscan Kitchen imports
original Venetian masks, which are
the work of Franco, one of the few master mask makers in Venice. The
artist presses papier mache into molds and coats the mask with
plaster. He then applies a second layer of papier mache, lines the
back of the mask with gauze and places it in an oven to stiffen it.
Finally, he trims the edges and hand paints the result. This
tradition of hand crafting masks has remained unchanged for hundreds