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Piece of cloth attached to the front and back of an official robe

AnonymusJoseon, Late 16th century

Gyeonggi Province Museum

Gyeonggi Province Museum
Yongin-si, South Korea

The piece of cloth attached to a U-necked lapel robe features the shapes of tiger, leopard, bamboos, clouds, and rocks embroidered with gold-color thread. Different patterns used in a piece of cloth such as this were designated for different ranks of officials. Those depicting a tiger or a leopard were designated for high-ranking military officers.

Details

  • Title: Piece of cloth attached to the front and back of an official robe
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: Joseon, Late 16th century
  • Discovery: coming soon
  • Provenance: Gyeonggi Provincial Museum
  • Type: Piece of cloth attached to the front and back of an official robe

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