Scaramuccia, is also known as Scaramouche, a roguish clown character. Extremely suspicious, miserly and hot tempered, he had a lively imagination bur rarely spoke. He was a Neapolitalian valet, found of the bottle, intrigue and women, quick-tempered, agile of foot and with fingers that could dip un-noticed into purse or wallet.
Scarmouche costume was black against his white powdered face, white ruff and sleeve cuffs and loose beret. Instead of mask he wore a thin moustache.
Here is a fine example of the Meissen Scaramouche