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Ornamental Hairpin

UnknownKorea, 19th century

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum
Seoul, South Korea

The most splendid among hairpins, this one was worn for ceremonies by women of the royal or noble families. Plum flower in cloisonne harmonize with bamboo leaves. In the middle of the flowers are pearls and corals with phoenixes.

Details

  • Title: Ornamental Hairpin
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Korea, 19th century
  • Location Created: Rep. of Korea
  • Physical Dimensions: l43.5 ㎝
  • Type: Ornaments
  • Rights: Sookmyung Women's University Museum

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