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Pendant with Tiger Talon Design

unknownKorea, Joseon Dynasty

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Meant of dispell evil, tigers are often used in pictures and handcrafts of the Joseon Dynasty. Talons and teeth of tigers are seen on these pendants. The pendant with tiger talon design was made of cow horns with a tiger face wrought in silver.

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  • Title: Pendant with Tiger Talon Design
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: Korea, Joseon Dynasty
  • Physical Dimensions: h34 cm
  • Provenance: Sookmyung Women's University Museum
  • Type: ornaments

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