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The magic hanky
Traditionally, brides were given a special handkerchief, or a "magic hanky," on their big day. It would be used to wrap the bouquet or to mop up the inevitable tears, but afterwards it would then be turned into a baptismal bonnet once a new baby arrived. After that, it was passed down to the next generation. Today the linen lace-trimmed hankies are often sold with sewing instructions to ensure a perfect bonnet.

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