The Bridal Chair

Author: Gloria Goldreich
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
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The Bridal Chair is Goldreich at her best, with a mesmerizing plot, elegant images, and a remarkable heroine who...will remain with you long after the last page."—Francine Klagsburn, Jewish Week columnist and acclaimed author ofVoices of ...

Mesny S Chinese Miscellany

Author: William Mesny
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Meanwhile the bridegroom arrived with the Hun-chino or bridal chair,
accompanied by a band of musicians, lantern bearers (even in the day time) and
title boards, giving forth the titles of the bridegroom or his ancestors and
everything else ...

Chambers S Journal

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It is shut up, so that you cannot see in ; but the person inside can look out. After
the bridal chair come any number of banner and umbrella bearers, and more
musicians, followed by the friends of the bride, generally in sedan chairs, unless
the ...

Chamber S Journal Of Popular Literature Science And Arts

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A CHINESE WEDDING. 173 stool, covered with red silk. A small mirror and i
pictures hang on the sides. It is shut up, so that you cannot see in; but the person
inside can look out. After the bridal chair come any number of banner and
umbrella ...

Shi Ying Jiang Xin

Author: 司徒嫣然
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291 Mrs Lee, the wife of the owner of Tin Cheong I lo Bridal Chair Shop 292 An
elaborately decorated bridal chair, 1930s. It was a tradition thai a bride be
collected in a bridal chair. 293 A decorated lantern used in a wedding procession
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The Nubians Of West Aswan

Author: Anne M. Jennings
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers
ISBN: 9781555875923
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At the hairdresser's, her friends help her put on the white, Western-style wedding
dress in which she will sit, silent and expressionless, later on at the farraH. ... The
'aruusa on her bridal chair The bridal chair is placed upon a raised dais, and.

Cyclopaedia Of Biblical Theological And Ecclesiastical Literature

Author: John McClintock
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The vermicelli is significant of ' longevity,' because of its length ; and the four
bread-cakes reserved by the family of the bride are kept for a singular use on the
moming of the girl's entering her bridal chair, /'lacing the bridal bedstead in the ...

Cyclop Dia Of Biblical Theological And Ecclesiastical Literature

Author: John McClintock
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The vermicelli is significant of 'longevity,' because of its length; and the four bread
-cakes reserved by the family of the bride are kept for a singular use on the
morning of the girl's entering her bridal chair. Placing the briihil bedilead in the ...

North China Villages

Author: Harry Maurice Lindquist
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Yang also assigns a central ceremonial and psychological role to the bridal chair
ceremony. Since only proper brides (i.e. , those for whom it is the first marriage)
can be brought by bridal chair, a wife, during a marital dispute, can appeal to the
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Empress Dowager Cixi

Author: Jung Chang
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Also disappointed were those who hoped to watch the training of the bridal chair-
bearers. As the bearers must carry the chair perfectly steadily, and relieve each
other quickly and without a jolt, they practised by carrying a vase filled with water
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