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Cheollik, Men's coat with pleats

Unknown1699/1782

Seok Juseon Memorial Museum, Dankook University

Seok Juseon Memorial Museum, Dankook University

This coat was one of the burial wear filled up the coffin, It was made of satin damask with cloud-treasure motif. The collar end was round. It was known as 'durwasomae' which. was wide sleeve. The length of waist-down almost exceeded the waist-up by a ratio of three to one. The skirt of coat was constructed with approx. seven panels, 63.5cm in loom width. The pleat width was 1.5cm. It represented an idealistically distinctive form of cheollik in 1700s.

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  • Title: Cheollik, Men's coat with pleats
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1699/1782
  • Physical Dimensions: w232 x h129.5 cm
  • Type: Costume
  • Rights: Seok Juseon Memorial Museum, Dankook University
  • Medium: Fabric

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