how to drape a flag over a open casket?

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Answered: Reason for open casket?

Having a body in a casket is a relatively recent development. When my great-grandfather died, he was laid out at home in his bed for the wake period. The casket was brought to the house the day of the funeral. The idea of the wake is related to Christian practice of praying for the dead and also ...

Answered: Have there ever been open-coffin funerals with the child smiling in the

Having been a morticians assistant for a while I can tell you that it would be very difficult to make any corpse smile. You would have to stitch several muscles together inside the mouth. And it would look horribly unnatural and probably in rather bad taste. It takes considerable art just to make a ...

Answered: Can retired police officers have an american flag on top of the casket

Yes. A retired police officer or a police officer who is killed in the line of duty, or passes away, before retirement can have an American Flag on his casket. The Flag represents the Officers service to his/her, City, State and Country as they are empowered to enforce the Laws of all.

Answered: Where can I get a value of a WWII 1941-1942 authentic korean flag?

Oh hi, I googled it for you and I found a site about WWII collectibles that has a list of links and maybe you could see if one of them is about flags? http://www.everythingworldwar2.com/world_war_2_collectibles/world_war_2_momorabilia.html

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Flag draped coffin history

This custom began during the Napoleonic Wars (1796-1815). The dead carried from the field of battle on a caisson were covered with a flag.

Why is only 1/2 the casket opened ?

There's really no need to see the whole body. Though coffins aren't always half closed. Children especially often have fully open caskets. It really started in the prudish Victorian era when the suggestion that the dead might have legs or genitals was considered taboo. But back then, they covered ...

Why didn't JFK have an open casket?

Probably because he was shot in the head and was disfigured beyond any hope of making his face recognizable. A high velocity rifle bullet to the head would cause bone/tissue loss and deformation of the skull and face.

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