where did the tradition of open casket start?

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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 ...
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Answered: 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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