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Ornamental Back-Hanging of Official Robe(husu)_detail

unknownKorea, Late Joseon Dynasty

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

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. This one is presumed to have been worn by a high-ranking official as it shows golden rings as well as cranes and clouds.

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  • Title: Ornamental Back-Hanging of Official Robe(husu)_detail
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: Korea, Late Joseon Dynasty
  • Physical Dimensions: w28 x h66.5 cm
  • Provenance: Sookmyung Women's University Museum
  • Type: embroidery

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