Wednesday, February 25, 2009

acrobate: amn example of the elaborate and elegant floats seen in Carnavale in L'Italia

Originally uploaded by Kiunkue
A friend in the Piedmont region of Italy posted this along with snaps of floats festooned with elaborate papier mache figures. The effigies on Italian floats are amazing.

I believe that these were human gymnasts who were to perform as they were paraded.