Bottom Mask for A Mid Summer’s Night Dream
Bottom’s Mask for a Mid Summer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare. This mask is a more comic take of the Donkey Bottom is magically made into while asleep n the forest.
The mask fits overt he face of the actor and is held on with an adjustable strap. The raffia mane drapes over the back of the actors head. The mask can be easily removed if the staging of the transformation takes place on stage.
“I see their knavery: this is to make an ass of me;
to fright me, if they could. I will not stir
from this place, do what they can: I will walk up
and down here; and will sing, that shall hear
I am not afraid.