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Pouch

unknownKorea, Joseon Dynasty

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

Sookmyung Women’s University Museum

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.

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  • Title: Pouch
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: Korea, Joseon Dynasty
  • Physical Dimensions: w12 x h10.5 cm
  • Provenance: Sookmyung Women's University Museum
  • Type: embroidery

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