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Jeonbok, Military Official’s Sleeveless Robe

Unkown19th century

 Seok Juseon Memorial Museum, Dankook University

Seok Juseon Memorial Museum, Dankook University
South Korea

Jeonbok is a sleeveless jacket worn over the Dongdari, later evolved to a daily wear in the late Joseon period. This double layered Jeonbok has no collar and sleeves. It is made of black Gap-sa (silk, simple gauze) and blue lining. The back center seam has a silt from the level of underarm, and the side seams has slits as well. Slit ends are decorated with knotted buttons and loops.

Details

  • Title: Jeonbok, Military Official’s Sleeveless Robe
  • Creator: Unkown
  • Date: 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w70 x h116 cm
  • Type: costume
  • Rights: Seok Juseon Memorial Museum, Dankook University

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