A Topor is kind of like a Hindu Top Hat. It's worn, by the groom, for a Bengali, Hindu wedding. Typically white and also fragile made from a plant material called Sholapith. This is a is a dried milky-white spongy plant matter which can be pressed and shaped into delicate and beautiful objects of art.
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But not to be done by the groom the bride also wears a beautifully designed headpiece, made from the sholapith.