Ornamental Back-Hanging of Official Robe (husu)_detail

UnknownKorea, 19th century

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum
Seoul, South Korea

Husu was worn on the back of the waist by court officials over the official robes. According to ranks the materials varied, and so did the patterns of flying animals.


  • Title: Ornamental Back-Hanging of Official Robe (husu)_detail
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Korea, 19th century
  • Location Created: Rep. of Korea
  • Physical Dimensions: w28 x l66.5 ㎝
  • Type: Embroidery
  • Rights: Sookmyung Women's University Museum

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