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The Ostler Carriage Company Ltd

The Ostler Carriage Company Ltd
Restmore Cottage
Chelmsford
Essex
CM3 3AD
England

tel:- 01245 461590
web address:- www.theostler.org.uk/
e-mail:- theostler@btconnectcom

The Ostler Carriage Company Ltd :-
Horse Drawn Carriages


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VEIL
Brightly colored veils were worn in ancient times in many parts of the world and were considered a protection against evil spirits Greek and Roman brides for yellow or red veils (representing fire) to ward off evil spirits and demons. At one time, Roman brides were completely covered with a red veil for protection. In early European history, with the advent of arranged marriages veils served another purpose - to prevent the groom from seeing the brides' face till after the ceremony was over. Brides began to wear opaque yellow veils. Not only could the groom not see in, the bride could not see out! Therefore, the father of the bride had to escort her down the aisle and literally give the bride to the groom. Nellie Custis, the daughter of Martha Washington, is credited with wearing the first lace veil.

 

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