As he prepared his first meeting of love a medieval woman?
Trying to look more beautiful and “desirable” possible, first of all.
For this reason the ladies, before you have sexual intercourse for the first time with her husband (relations outside marriage were considered inappropriate and harshly sentenced), acconciavano is the best.
Usually the lady went into a public bathroom to wash and perfume the body with oils and essences, then passed hairstyle, who at the time it was preferably to expose the front.
After the night of love, which in most cases can be resolved in awkward and embarrassing, the following day the groom appeared in front of his wife with “gift in the morning”, a decorated slipcase, to reward the just lost virginity (Photo gives: fascinointellettuali.larionews.com).