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Venetian women of the 15th through 17th centuries wore tall, stilt-like platforms known as chopines, some reaching over 20 in tall.

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Chopine Italian (Venetian), early 17th century Venice, Italy

'Chopine' the original platform shoe in Venetian cut-velvet silk with gilt-metal lace trim and linen lining; plus silk satin ribbon, metallic woven trim, ...

Chopines, Italy, the Met Museum “ The chopine was a tall clog worn in primarily in Venice from the to the early centuries. While most examples are between ...

15th Century - Chopines (Venice) Essentially a decorated Patten Shoe, these were developed for the high society of Italy, thought they were also worn by ...

Chopine - Worn by upper-class Venetian women in the 15th century.

Chopines were platform shoes worn by women in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. They protected the shoes and dress from mud and street soil.

Venetian women of the 15th through 17th centuries wore tall, stilt-like platforms known as chopines, some reaching over 20 in tall. On the top was…

The history of high heels — from Venice prostitutes to stilettos | New York Post

Developed in the early sixteenth century and especially popular among Venetian women, the high-

Shoe-History Repeats Itself: Venetian Courtesans, Lady Gaga, & the High Price of Walking (Very) Tall

Venetian Woman with Moveable Skirt

17th Century Venetian Chopines

Arrival of the English Ambassadors 1495-1500, detail, Vittorio Carpaccio.

Women of 16th Century Venice

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Two Nerdy History Girls: Shoe-History Repeats Itself: Venetian Courtesans, Lady Gaga, & the High Price of Walking (Very) Tall

Left: Albrecht Dürer , "Venetian Lady", ca. 1495. Right:

Albrecht Durer's sketch is my primary inspiration for this dress.

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With a couple of dark contacts, Laura Jane Haddock in Da Vinci's Demons would be a perfect Marte, the exotic, dark-haired courtesan.

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The rest of a man's outfit is shown in the picture above, taken from in a scene from The Borgias. Along with the hosen, men wore a camisa (shirt), ...

Movies like The Girl with the Pearl was remade to interpret the style and feeling during the 17th century. girl_with_a_pearl_earring

... of Venetian women recorded in the great Scuole paintings of the end of the fifteenth century" (Newton 48) and written reports by visiting pilgrims.

Morning Impression along a Canal in Venice, Veneto, Italy by Rafail Levitsky (1896)

Turkish Woman with Slave. Jean-Etienne Liotard 18th Cent.

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Venice as seen from the air. Look like a fish, doesn't it

chopines tall. In the sixteenth century ...

Apothecaries were also the creators of some of the most spectacular banquet decorations of the day. Sugar sculpture, or spongade as it was known in Venice, ...

15th or 16th century, probably after a model by Verrocchio and Benintendi

A woman in Dhaka clad in fine Bengali muslin, 18th century.

I really liked Holliday Grainger (Lucrezia Borgia on The Borgias) for Auria, the self-styled “most expensive courtesan in Venice.

Another fine work found here is the San Giobbe Altarpiece, by Bellini, shown below -- just a little worse for wear. The work depicts Mary sitting on a tall ...

I'm a plus sized woman and very tall, so I'm always anxious about things fitting me properly. But I've commissioned her twice now, and both pieces are works ...

Venetian Women at their Toilet. Paris Bordon c. 1545. These courtesans would have undoubtedly been shod in Chopines. By the Renaissance, Venice has ...

“Mona Lisa (The Gioconda)” by Leonardo Da Vinci

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Wineglass, c. 1575-1625, Murano

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Venetian mirrors became such a status symbol that Louis XIV would go to great expense to

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An 18th-century view of Venice by Venetian artist Canaletto.

1400–1500 in European fashion - Full-bodied houppelandes with voluminous sleeves worn with

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An eighteenth century illustration of broad glass manufacture.

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Venetian cicchetti Tasting in Venice

In the late middle ages of the 14th and 15th centuries, the headdress for both men and women was highly important to their ranking, status, and occupation ...

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Footwear of Roman soldiers (reconstruction)

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Giusepe Tartini was a Venetian violinist born in Piran in the 17th century, at a time when Piran was part of the Republic of Venice.

Alcossebre Chikdrens Street Carnival Boy on Tall Stilts - Stock Image

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Palazzo Falier Canossa, a 14th century house in Venice.

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“Saint George and the Dragon” by Raphael Sanzio

The hems of both are decorated with trim. Their low necklines are decorated with large pearls and the sleeves of the first lady are also decorated with ...

Masks at the Carnival of Venice, with the "Bauta" mask shown on the left.

Plague Doctor Masks group, traditional costume invented in the 17th century and historical character of

On September 3rd 1951 Don Carlos de Beistegui y de Tturbe or Charlie de Beistegui to his acquaintances threw a lavishly extravagant, decadent, masked, ...

Mother Goddess A miniature painting of the Pahari style, dating to the eighteenth century. Pahari and Rajput miniatures share many common features.

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(Venetian Woman with Movable Skirt (flap down, bottom; flap up, top). Italian, 1563. Engravings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art)

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The Italian word for chopines is "zoccoli" which comes from the Italian word "zocco," meaning a stump or a block of wood.

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With the wood stilt-clogs called "nalin" we also see another influence from the East. These elevated footwear were worn by women in bath houses of the ...

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MOSCOW - AUGUST 01, 2015: Street actors pose for photos in VDNH park in

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Nuts are generally considered to be seeds, but are often encased in shells which are technically fruits. In “I'm Gathering Nuts,” an American card ...

A French reinterpretation of Spanish fashion, with elaborate reticella ruff, 1609

In ships. One such ship was the Dutch Batavia, which stranded on the coasts of Australia in the 17th century.

We actually just added some floral on them for some of our stilt walkers.

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17TH CENTURY.

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Smiling cheerful woman with hat and green dress in her venetian holidays. Happy attractive girl

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