You could start with a mask:
Add a hat:
If you can't make out the writing, it says: Hill Billy Teeth. Do Italians really know what a Hill Billy is? I asked my Italian husband what he thought Hill Billy meant, and he said: "It's the guy's name, right?" (In Italy, people often introduce themselves and sign their names with their last name first, then first name. As in: "Hi, I'm Hill, Billy. Nice to meet ya.")
I'm guessing the store won't be selling out of this item anytime soon.
I'll post some more Carnevale photos later this week.
P.S. Today is the first blogiversary of Italian Moments!