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The famed Coin Coin Snake Spade with a black purfle’ with white trim worn over a full-length white robe with oversocks and a Nine-beam Hat Scarf (九樑巾 = Jiuliang Jin). The hat scarf has a angled top like the roof of Chinese tiled houses. The front has nine folds and nine beams. It is also called the Chunyang Scarf after the immortal Lu Chunyang as well as the Letian Scarf after the poet Bai Letian. Wang Chongyang, the founder of the Complete Perfection Sect ( 全真派  = Quanzhen Pai ) of Taoists, also wore such a hat. Today, this hat scarf is most commonly worn by Orthodox Oneness ( 正 = Zhengyi ) Taoists.

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