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Ornamental Hairpin Decorated with Dragon_detail

unknownKorea, Joseon Dynasty

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum
Seoul, South Korea

Dragon hairpins were worn by queens, representing the dignity and authority of the royal family. However, common women were allowed to wear the pins on their wedding days. The hairpin in the shape of flying dragon was not only unique in shape, but very delicate in craftsmanship.

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  • Title: Ornamental Hairpin Decorated with Dragon_detail
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: Korea, Joseon Dynasty
  • Physical Dimensions: w35 cm
  • Provenance: Sookmyung Women's University Museum
  • Type: ornaments

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