masquerade costume


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Noun1.masquerade costume - a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade partymasquerade costume - a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party
costume - the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball; "he won the prize for best costume"
disguise - any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity
domino - a loose hooded cloak worn with a half mask as part of a masquerade costume
false face - a mask worn as part of a masquerade costume
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On chairs were laid elegant masquerade costumes of blue and white satin.
Guests are encouraged to wear black tie or masquerade costume attire.
Caption: Image 15: Gustaf NTs masquerade costume on March 16, 1792, when he was assassinated at the Royal Opera.
In Rebecca's cursed final masquerade costume, you leaned out
According to a Just Jared report, Nina Dobrev donned an all-back masquerade costume at the early Halloween party that Casamigos Tequila and fashion guru Rachel Zalis hosted.
The corpse is recognised by a party of gentlemen in masquerade costume standing nearby, one of who turns his face away from the remains of a woman whose suicide he had presumably caused.
Wahrman suggests that these elements of identity were malleable because identity itself was seen to be socially constructed and therefore protean, akin to a masquerade costume to be donned or doffed or changed as circumstances warranted.
The story is a simply but engagingly told story of two rabbits, Lucy and Seymour, who are invited to a masquerade ball and must decide what they will wear and just who will win the masquerade costume contest.
FLUSH WITH DELIGHTS: Ceramic and glass conservator Suzanne Lamb works on a bizarre musical; instrument, the Loo--Phonium; RESTORATION: Head of Conservation Andrew Durham in one of the centre's studios; HIDDEN: Mr Durham shows off a 19th century Chilkat blanket from north western America that has been in the collection since 1888; DRESS CODE: Ann Marie Hughes with a 19th century Nigerian masquerade costume; HEAVY METAL: Conservator Sue Barker with a bronze Buddah statue
What: An exhibition floor of 460,000 square feet devoted to comicbooks, animation, movies, sci-fi, games and toys; multitrack programming covering film, comics, art, TV; film festival; Eisner Awards ceremony; Masquerade costume contest.
One thinks, for example, of Botticelli's Pallas and the Centaur [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 18 OMITTED], in which Pallas is also dressed alla ninfa, wearing a masquerade costume decorated with Medici rings, and which at one time was wrongly identified as Giuliano's banner.
Now is finally the time to go all out with dressing up and put on your best masquerade costume. Carnival fever is spreading all around the island and has reached the East coast.