Customs: The Day of the Roller

Whether she did it to catch a prince, like Rapunzel, or to avoid a taxing situation, like Godiva, the girl who took down her hair in days of yore never thought twice about the trouble involved. But then, why should she? She had nothing to undo but a braid or a ribbon and presto, crowning glorysville! It is only the modern maid who spends the better part of her days putting up her hair and is not about to take it down until she's good and ready.

Women have been going about in curlers for years, always in the hope...

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