Where are these shoes from?

Germany
Japan
Italy
Argentina
These are chopines, platform shoes that were popular in Italy, es­pe­cial­ly Venice, during the Reneis­sance. Chopines became an article of women's fashion and were made in­creas­ing­ly taller; some extant examples are over 20 inches (50 cm) high.

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flagFinland
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11
flagSwitzerland
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72%
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11
flagthe United Arab Emirates
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flagAustralia
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flagBulgaria
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30%
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flagDenmark
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flagSweden
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagGermany
1%
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagSpain
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flagthe United States
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31%
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24%
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flagIndia
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19
flagNorway
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20
flagPoland
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flagRussia
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flagItaly
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagUnknown
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Gender

men30%
women34%
Germany
4%
3%
Japan
36%
36%
Italy
30%
34%
Argentina
28%
25%

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