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In the Chinese woman's rite of passage, hairpins played an important function to display the coming of age. When a girl turned fifteen, she would be considered an adult and of marriageable age. She would forsake wearing her hair in braids, but instead pull her hair into a bun, using ornate hairpins to adorn the style. This tradition was called the “Hairpin Initiation” or “笄禮”.