Jobok, Official's Ceremonial Attire

Unkown19th century

 Seok Juseon Memorial Museum, Dankook University

Seok Juseon Memorial Museum, Dankook University
South Korea

The ceremonial court outfit for the 1st to 3rd rank officials in the late Joseon Dynasty. A complete set includes a gold coronet, Jeok-choui (red silk coat), Chung-choui (blue silk coat), Hunsang (decorative skirt), Pyeseul (front adornment), Paeok (jade string, side adornment with pouch), a belt and a mace. The red coat and decorative skirt were made of Hang-ra (silk gauze) and the blue coat is made of blue silk tabby. Husu, a woven back adornment is made of red felt with cloud and crane motif of blue, golden yellow and white color embroidery. At the top of Husu two gold rings are placed on both sides (one is missing). The jade string side adornment is made of deep blue shade jade and it is placed inside blue silk gauze pouch with motif. The belt is made of water buffalo horn and inside is wrapped with blue Cho which is thick and fine silk. The mace is made of ivory.


  • Title: Jobok, Official's Ceremonial Attire
  • Creator: Unkown
  • Date: 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w190 x h94 cm
  • Type: costume
  • Rights: Seok Juseon Memorial Museum, Dankook University

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