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1545: Commedia dell'Arte  
Pantalone, Il Dottore, Il Capitano, Pagliaccio, Truffaldino, Brighella, Arlecchino and Colombina: These are the unchanging characters in theatre’s purest form, Commedia dell'Arte.

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One of the stock characters of the Commedia dell'Arte is Pantalone or Pantaloon, the Venetian merchant, who is typically rich and retired, mean and miserly and with a young wife or an adventurous daughter. What colour is his costume?