(from the article `dress`) ...hair, worn by both men and women, are known from an early period. They served not only as an adornment but also to protect the wearer`s head from ... With the rise of Romanticism a more covered-up style developed. Women had to become demure maidens, hiding their faces in poke bonnets and concealing ... [...
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