new video of hand painted DEDSHIRTs series filonzana.
the filonzana is a traditional carnival mask of the ottana’s municipality, a town in the center of sardinia. her clothing is that of an old widow: a skirt and black shawl, and a pillow strapped to her back to create the appearance of a hunchback. this figure contains is rich in symbolism and there are many folk beliefs about weavers and spinners. the filonzana, in fact, walks through the crowd and sometimes threatens to cut the thread of life as a sign of bad luck.
from website www.merdules.it