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Purse-like bags

unknown1800/1900

Korean Stone Art Museum

Korean Stone Art Museum

Purse-like bags were used as souvenirs and gifts, and were made in two basic types: round and square. The bags were embroidered with flower or animal designs that symbolized longevity. The color red was believed to dispel evil and invite blessings, and therefore was the most widely used color.

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  • Title: Purse-like bags
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 1800/1900
  • Type: textile

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