<p>Horsing around, a participant models a headpiece as she prepares for the Ballo Tiepolo, a carnival ball held in <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/city-guides/venice-italy/">Venice</a>'s Palazzo Pisani Moretta and featuring 18th-century costumes.</p> <p class="MsoNormal">Read more in “<a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/city-guides/venice-traveler/?source=newstravel_travel">Charlie Chaplin’s Venice</a>” from the January/February 2012 issue of <i>National Geographic Traveler.</i></p>

Dressing Room

Horsing around, a participant models a headpiece as she prepares for the Ballo Tiepolo, a carnival ball held in Venice's Palazzo Pisani Moretta and featuring 18th-century costumes.

Read more in “Charlie Chaplin’s Venice” from the January/February 2012 issue of National Geographic Traveler.

Photograph by Dave Yoder

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