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Embroidered Pillow Endpieces

unknownKorea, Joseon Dynasty

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

These pillow endpieces were used on a long pillow shared by a married couple. The words, 'longevity (壽)' and 'fortune (福)', were embroidered at the center in navy-colored silk thread. There are four bat designs, and the work was finished off with a designed character(亞).

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  • Title: Embroidered Pillow Endpieces
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: Korea, Joseon Dynasty
  • Physical Dimensions: w20.8 cm
  • Provenance: Sookmyung Women's University Museum
  • Type: embroidery

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