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親迎.入府.沃盥.同牢.合卺

The traditional Chinese wedding customs depicted here are:

1.

親迎/Qinying

the procession from the groom’s house to obtain the bride.

2.

入府/Rufu – entering the gate of the house – here the bride conceals her face with a silk fan, symbolizing modesty and goodness.

3. 沃盥/Woguan – washing hands with flowing water, symbolizing the purity and sanctity of the wedding ceremony.

4. 同牢/Tonglao – eating one piece of meat from the same vessel, symbolizing the bonding of the new couple.

5. 合卺/Hejin – drinking from merged winecups, symbolizing the beginning of two combining to become one.