A photo which has caused a stir online of students who wore social distancing headgears as school activities resumed in China in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic which originated from the Asian Country.
A social media user with the twitter handle @chowleen, shared the photos on her page and wrote ;
First graders back to school in Hangzhou, with social distancing headgear
The long horizontal plumes on Song Dynasty toppers were supposedly to prevent officials from conspiring sotto voce with one another while at court—so social distancing was in fact their original function!
See photo below: