EuroGraphics Venetian Mask 1000-Piece PuzzleBox size: 10" x 14" x 2.37". Finished Puzzle Size: 19.25" x 26.5".Early Venetian masks were quite simple, and after Venice Carnival was abolished for nearly two centuries, served a very practical purpose. Women were not allowed to go to the theater without wearing a bauta to cover their faces. Nowadays, Venetian masks are a much more elaborate affair. They are made with the application of gesso, a white paint mixture, and gold leaf and are all hand-painted using natural feathers and gems to decorate.Strong high-quality puzzle pieces.Made from recycled blue board paper and printed with vegetable based ink.This superior quality puzzle will delight and educate all at the same time.