On A Pedestal Podcast 3

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Tall chopines literally put women on pedestals, a fact reflected in their design. The flared sole of these chopines is reminiscent of a flower and is an elegant solution to the need for stability. Italian, c. 1590-1600 On loan from Comune di Firenze Museo Stefano Bardini, (MCF-MB 1922-813 and MCF-MB 1922-834). Florence, Italy. Photo: Comune di Firenze, Musei Civici Florentini Museo Stefano Bardini. All rights reserved.