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70518-0010 - Wedding Ceremony


Inside Meiji 1900s Unknown
Japanese Marriage: The family performs the Ironaoshi ceremony (色なおし, literally Changing Clothes) accepting the bride at the groom’s house.

Original text (Card 5): “Bride and parents-in-law. The bride performing a rite of drinking sake with her husband’s parents in order to express the true heart of loving each other tenderly as parents and daughter in the future.”
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