Symbols - What does heaven look like
Stilts are in some cases equivalent to the Geisha's 'skywalkers' - sky walker shoes or cloud walkers indicating out of body travel, or the ability to achieve out of body travel in the spiritual world. It is thus a sort of badge of office - look how high I can ascend!
They are also, by extension a sort of High heeled shoe.
But they have another added symbolic meaning, because by wearing them you can take bigger strides and cover much greater distances, as such they are a symbolic reference to Three mile boots and Giant strides.
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