The Carnival in Venice, Italy, dates back many centuries and has been and still is today an important event on the Venetian social calendar. Providing temporary anonymity and “erasing” social divisions in the past, along with fun and festivities, may have given rise to its immense popularity.
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Le Carnaval de Venise by Hubert de Watrigant was first issued in 1993. The city of Venice, however, threatened Hermes with a lawsuit forcing the Fashion House to rename it to FETES VENITIENNES in 1999.
This is a stunning jacquard silk scarf with lute and guitar weave setting the stage for the various characters from a typical Venetian Carnival.