Wedding Hats, Part 1Lily Ladewig
In ancient Rome a bride twisted her hair into a giant spike to protect against demons. The early Christians' veil was so big it enveloped both the bride and groom. With her white wedding kimono, the Japanese bride wears a tsunokakushi, covering her unclean hair and the invisible horns of jealousy, ego, and selfishness. There are things one must hide from the groom and his family.
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