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Folding screen embroidered with flower, bees and butterflies

Sin SaimdangKorea, Joseon dynasty

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

These are assumed the pictures of flowers and insects embroidered by Shin Sa-im-dang. (申師任當,1504-1551) She is the poetess-calligrapher-painter of the Joseon Dynasty. Also embroidered are the peony for wealth, and stones for longevity. Painted are butterflies representing happy home and family. Painted are butterflies representing happy home and family. Four panels were done by Shin, while the other two were produced by Hyh Baek-ryeon(許百練,1891-1977) along with her description words.

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  • Title: Folding screen embroidered with flower, bees and butterflies
  • Creator: (assumably) Shin sa-im-dang
  • Date Created: Korea, Joseon dynasty
  • Physical Dimensions: w 273 ㎝ x h 54 ㎝
  • Type: embroidery
  • Rights: Sookmyung Women's University Museum

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