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Pouches were used by men and women of all ages, regardless of their class. Pouches were made of silk or cotton. Knots were made in the shape of a butterfly, bee, dragonfly or plum, and the main pattern was a symbol of wealth or a symbol of longevity. On this particular pouch, a peony design was embroidered on a red background.

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  • Title: Pouch
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: Korea, Joseon Dynasty
  • Physical Dimensions: w13.5~15.8 x h12.3~15.5 cm
  • Provenance: Sookmyung Women's University Museum
  • Type: embroidery

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